On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1557

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJacques Cartier

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

French Explorer Jacques Cartier
French Explorer
Jacques Cartier

1557 Highlights

About September 1, 1557

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 463 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo