On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1499

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Francisco De Bobadilla appointed Governor of the Indies, succeeding Christopher Columbus

Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus
Explorer of the New World
Christopher Columbus

1499 Highlights

About May 21, 1499

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 521 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini