On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1557

Famous Deaths

Jacques Cartier

Jacques Cartier, French explorer who claimed what is now Canada for France, dies at 65

1557 Highlights

About September 1, 1557

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 464 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo