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What Happened on May 30, 1539

Historical Events


Historic DiscoveryHernando de Soto's Expedition lands in Florida

Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto's expedition of 10 ships and 700 men lands in Florida

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Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto lands on the coast of Florida, somewhere between present-day Tampa Bay and Charlotte Harbor
Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto lands on the coast of Florida, somewhere between present-day Tampa Bay and Charlotte Harbor
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1539 Highlights

About May 30, 1539

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 481 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini