On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1515

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Portuguese fleet under Afonso de Albuquerque captures the Persian fortress of Ormuz, renaming it the Fort of Our Lady of the Conception

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

1515 Highlights

About April 1, 1515

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 505 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries