Christopher Columbus sailed from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, landing in the "new world" of the Americas and gaining lasting fame. Using ships and money provided by Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castille, Columbus sailed west i...
May 20, 1506
Christopher Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; Italian: Cristoforo Colombo; Spanish:
Cristóbal .... but did not realize that this was expressed in the Arabic mile rather
than the ... Th...
On this day in History, Columbus lands in South America on Aug 01, 1498. ...
Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets foot on the American mainland for the
... Contrary to popular legend, educated Europeans of Columbus' day did believe
Oct 14, 2013 ... So you think that Christopher Columbus discovered America in the Niña ...
viceroy and governor of the Caribbean islands on which he did land.
Christopher Columbus Saw Land! October 12, 1492. Early in the morning on
October 12, 1492, a sailor looked out to the horizon from the bow of his sailing
Columbus headed off disaster by promising his crew that if land was not sighted
in ... bore them, and so do the women, although I did not see more than one girl.
Jul 29, 2011 ... Sailing for Spain, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus (1451–1506) and his
crew reached the New World (the European term for North and ...
Oct 9, 2011 ... Much of what we say about Christopher Columbus is wrong; to celebrate
Columbus ... If he did, he was about 2,000 years too late. ... the Earth on the
moon and the curvature of the Earth known by all sailors approaching land.
Oct 8, 2007 ... Columbus gets the credit for being the first to land on these shores. ... Did you
believe that Christopher Columbus discovered America and that ...
Even though Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy, his sea travels ...
who did not understand Columbus, he claimed the land in the came of Spain, ...