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What Happened on February 18, 1519

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hernán Cortés leaves Cuba for the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico with 11 ships and 500 men

Spanish Conquistador Hernán Cortés
Spanish Conquistador
Hernán Cortés

1519 Highlights

About February 18, 1519

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 502 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius