Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading
Christopher Columbus wrote a letter to the monarchs of Spain in March 1493, this eyewitness report to become a best-seller was this letter. Continue reading
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella were shown inhabitants from the new world, they were seven bewildered Taino islanders, Arawakan Indians from Hispaniola. These New world natives were forcibly taken to the Old World by Christopher Columbus to Spain aboard the Niiia and the Pinta. Upon arriving back in Spain on March 15, 1493, the Taino were taken to the Royal Palace in Barcelona.
March 15, 1493
- King Ferdinand’s letter to the Taino-Arawak Indians < Before 1600 ...
In the name of King Ferdinand and Juana, his daughter, Queen of Castile and Leon, etc., conquerors of barbarian nations, we notify you as best we can that our Lord God Eternal created Heaven and earth and a man and woman from whom we all descend for all times and all over the world.
- Columbus reports on his first voyage, 1493 | The Gilder Lehrman …
On August 3, 1492, Columbus set sail from Spain to find an all-water route to Asia. On October 12, more than two months later, Columbus landed on an island in the Bahamas that he called San Salvador; the natives called it Guanahani.
- Taino Indians: Caribbean Native American Indian Tribes
The U.S. Government says they are extinct, but they are not. Most likely you might know them as Latinos, a Spanish speaking person of Latin American (the Spanish speaking part of the Americas, south of the U.S.) descent.
- Columbus’s letter on the first voyage – Wikipedia
Columbus’s letter on the first voyage is the first known document announcing the results of the first voyage of Christopher Columbus that set out in 1492 and reached the Americas.
- Christopher Columbus – Wikipedia
The name Christopher Columbus is the Anglicisation of the Latin Christophorus Columbus. His name in Italian is Cristoforo Colombo and, in Spanish, it is Cristóbal Colón.
Thats right folks, the Striptease of record took place on March 13th 1894, at the Divan Fayouau in Paris, France. Continue reading
On March 10th 1977, when Uranus passed between a star and the earth, we discovery that Uranus has rings. Continue reading
Hyman L. Lipman of Philadelphia, PA, USA, patented a Pencil with an attached eraser. Continue reading
Rick Hanson, a Canadian, paralyzed from waist down, circumnavigated around the world in his wheelchair. Continue reading
Ballard Power Systems of Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada, invented a fuel cell that was practical and was used in the manufacture of a fuel cell car made by Daimler Chrysler. Continue reading
At the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia, PA, USA, on March 24th 1994, was the first White Lion born in captivity. Continue reading
Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss psychiatrist, and Brian Jones, an English ballooning instructor, accomplished a nonstop circumnavigation of the world in a balloon in 1999. Continue reading