On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1542

Historical Events

  • Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Muslim-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente.
1542 Highlights

About February 2, 1542

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 480 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius