On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1500

Historical Events

Portuguese Discover Brazil

Pedro Álvares Cabral is the first european to discover Brazil, landing near Monte Pascoal, claims it for Portugal

1500 Highlights

About April 22, 1500

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 522 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus