Juan de la Cosa, a Spanish navigator and geographer, drew the first mapping of New World, showing Spanish discoveries. Continue reading
Columbus Day was first celebrated in the United States on October 12, 1792, to mark the tricentennial of the day in when Christopher Columbus made his first landfall in the New World 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.
Introduced circa 1470 in Castile (now in Spain) a Hoop skirt called the farthingale. Continue reading
The indigenous tribes and people of prehistoric times cultivated the Sunflower in Southwestern United States. Continue reading
In 1830 by Pedro Romero of Seville, Spain, founded the first Bullfighting School. Continue reading
Expedition of Christopher Columbus was organized with the intention of finding a westward route to Asia, and we all know what happened with that, he ended up in Central Americas. Continue reading
Pineapples were brought back to Spain by Christopher Columbus’s Crew. Continue reading
Back in the day, circa 1500, well 1502 to be exact, Spain imposes a licence fee for printing Presses. Continue reading
Returning from Mexico to Spain, Conquistadors brought back seeds of tomatoes in the 16th Century. Continue reading