1493 in History
January 4 Columbus left new world on return from 1st voyage
January 9 1st sight of manatees by Christopher Columbus
January 12 Last day for all Jews to leave Sicily
January 16 Columbus returns to Spain on his 1st trip
January 19 France cedes Roussillon and Cerdagne to Spain by treaty of Barcelona
March 15 Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after 1st new world voyage
May 4 Spanish Pope Alexander VI divides America between Spain and Portugal
May 23 King Charles VIII and Maximilian I of Austria signs Peace of Senlis
August 19 Maximilian I of Austria becomes Roman Catholic German emperor
September 24 Columbus' 2nd expedition to New World
September 25 Columbus sails with 17 ships on 2nd voyage to America
October 30 Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica
November 3 Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica
November 11 Columbus discovers Saba
November 19 Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico, on his 2nd voyage