On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1500

Historical Events

Historic Event

Governor Francisco De Bobadilla arrives in the Indies, soon after arrests and sends former Governor Christopher Columbus back to Spain in chains

1500 Highlights

About August 23, 1500

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 521 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo