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What Happened on April 29, 1587

Historical Events

Historic Event

English naval officer Francis Drake sails into Cadiz, Spain and sinks the Spanish fleet, thereby "Singeing the King of Spain's Beard" and delaying the Spanish invasion by a year

1587 Highlights

About April 29, 1587

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 435 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus