On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1509

Famous Deaths

  • João da Nova, Portuguese Galician explorer (discovered St Helena and Ascension islands), dies at 48 or 49
1509 Highlights

About July 16, 1509

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 512 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer