Memory of the day: Explorer Christopher Columbus discovers Jamaica in 1494

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Wed, 05 May 2021 - 01:57 GMT

FILE - Christopher Columbus

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.

 

 

 

 

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