On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1510

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Portuguese admiral Afonso de Albuquerque first conquers the city of Goa, entering it with little conflict

Admiral and Duke of Goa Afonso de Albuquerque
Admiral and Duke of Goa
Afonso de Albuquerque

1510 Highlights

About February 17, 1510

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 510 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius