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What Happened on April 22, 1500

Historical Events


BrazilPortuguese Discover Brazil

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

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Pedro Álvares Cabral sees the land that would later be known as Brazil for the first time
Pedro Álvares Cabral sees the land that would later be known as Brazil for the first time
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1500 Highlights

About April 22, 1500

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 520 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus