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What Happened on May 20, 1506

Famous Deaths

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus, Italian explorer and navigator who discovered the "New World" for Spain and initiated European colonization, dies around the age of 54

1506 Highlights

About May 20, 1506

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 516 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus