On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1502

Historical Events

  • Muslims in Granada forced to convert to Catholicism

Voyage of Discovery

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

Explorer Vasco da Gama
Vasco da Gama
1502 Highlights

About February 12, 1502

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 519 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius