On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1502

Historical Events

  • Muslims in Granada forced to convert to Catholicism

DiscoveryVoyage of Discovery

Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal on his second voyage to India

Explorer Vasco da Gama
Explorer
Vasco da Gama

1502 Highlights

About February 12, 1502

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 518 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius