On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1498

Historical Events

Historic Event

Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calicut, India becoming the first European to reach India by sea

1498 Highlights

About May 20, 1498

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 523 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus