Wed, 05 May 2021 - 01:57 GMT
FILE - Christopher Columbus
CAIRO – May 5 2021: On May 5, 1494, Explorer Christopher Columbus discovered Jamaica.
Important world event:
1494 - Explorer Christopher Columbus discovers Jamaica.
Egyptians born on this day:
1880 - George Abyad, Egyptian artist of Lebanese origin.
1906 - Firdous Mohamed, Egyptian actress.
1926 - Hossam el-Din Mostafa, Egyptian director.
Egyptians who passed away on this day:
2020 - Mohamed Mahmoud Al-Tablawi, head of the Egyptian Reciters Syndicate.