On This Day

Events in History in November 1492

Historic Event

Nov 5 Christopher Columbus learns how to grow and harvest maize (corn) from Cuba's indigenous population

  • Nov 7 Ensisheim Meteorite strikes a wheat field near the village of Ensisheim in Alsace, France. Oldest meteorite with a known date of impact.

Historic Event

Nov 9 Peace of Etaples between Henry VII of England and Charles VIII of France