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What Happened on June 27, 1542

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo sets sail from the Mexican port of Navidad to explore the west coast of North America on behalf of the Spanish Empire

Conquistador and Explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo
Conquistador and Explorer
Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo

1542 Highlights

About June 27, 1542

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 477 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer