# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1493 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31

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### 1493 Historical Event(s)

•  January 15, 1493 – Christopher Columbus sets sail for Spain from Hispaniola, ending his first voyage to the New World.
•  February 15, 1493 – While on board the Niña, Christopher Columbus writes an open letter (widely distributed upon his return to Portugal) describing his discoveries and the unexpected items he came across in the New World.
•  March 4, 1493 – Explorer Christopher Columbus arrives back in Lisbon, Portugal, aboard his ship Niña from his voyage to what is now The Bahamas and other islands in the Caribbean.
•  March 15, 1493 – Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
•  May 4, 1493 – Pope Alexander VI divides the New World between Spain and Portugal along the Line of Demarcation.
•  July 12, 1493 – Hartmann Schedel’s Nuremberg Chronicle, one of the best-documented early printed books, is published.
•  September 9, 1493 – Battle of Krbava field, a decisive defeat of Croats in Croatian struggle against the invasion by the Ottoman Empire.
•  November 3, 1493 – Christopher Columbus first sights the island of Dominica in the Caribbean Sea.
•  November 18, 1493 – Christopher Columbus first sights the island now known as Puerto Rico.
•  November 19, 1493 – Christopher Columbus goes ashore on an island he first saw the day before. He names it San Juan Bautista (later renamed Puerto Rico).

### Who Were Born On 1493?

•  March 15, 1493 – Anne de Montmorency, Constable of France (d. 1567)
•  June 5, 1493 – Justus Jonas, German Protestant reformer (d. 1555)
•  September 28, 1493 – Agnolo Firenzuola, Italian poet (d. 1545)
•  October 14, 1493 – Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568)
•  November 11, 1493 – Paracelsus, physician (d. 1541)