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What Happened on September 20, 1519

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Spanish expedition led by Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan sets off on the 1st successful circumnavigation of the globe (Magellan killed on route)


1519 Highlights

About September 20, 1519

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 501 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo