On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1554

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFrancisco Vázquez de Coronado

Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, Spanish explorer and conquistador who led 1st European expedition to discover the Grand Canyon, dies of disease at about 44

Explorer and Conquistador Francisco Vázquez de Coronado
Explorer and Conquistador
Francisco Vázquez de Coronado

1554 Highlights

About September 22, 1554

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 466 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo