October 12th, 1492

October 12th, 1492, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 286 of 1492. The decade was the 1490s.

527 years, 9 months and 25 days have passed since October 12th, 1492.

On This Date

Events that occurred on October 12th, 1492:

  • Christopher Columbus discovers The Americas.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 527 years, 9 months and 25 days have passed since October 12th, 1492.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 1492.
  • Leap Year: 1492 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 12th, 1492, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1492 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 12th, 1492 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of October:

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 12th, 1492 was probably conceived around the 3rd of January, 1492. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 12th, 1492 is the 22nd of July, 1493. (Rough Estimate).


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 12th, 1492.

  • 192,782 days have passed since this date.
  • 16,656,359,679 seconds have passed since the October 12th, 1492.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 19,432,419,626 times.
  • Since October 12th, 1492, earth has travelled approximately 8,594,681,594,364 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 2,776,059,947 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 1,432,446,932 steps. That's about 636,643 miles!
  • Since this date, 199,876,316 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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