On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1500

Historical Events

DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Pedro Álvares Cabral departs Lisbon, Portugal at the head of a 13 ship expedition to India that will also claim Brazil for Portugal

1500 Highlights

About March 9, 1500

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 520 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces