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What Happened on August 23, 1541

Historical Events


DiscoveryVoyage of Discovery

French explorer Jacques Cartier lands near Quebec City in his third voyage to Canada

French Explorer Jacques Cartier
French Explorer
Jacques Cartier

1541 Highlights

About August 23, 1541

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 479 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo