Explorer

Age of Exploration

Timeline created by fratboy_mandoza in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
125px mameluke flag svg 1st Jan, 1400 LEBANON Mamluke Rule from 1282.
1747967 alvise ca da mosto venetian explorer mauritania 1st Jan, 1455 PORTUGAL - Cadamosto Cadamosto reached the mouth of the Gambia River in West Africa.
Christopher columbus 4 3rd Aug, 1492 SPAIN - Columbus Christopher Columbus sets sail for India.
Columbus taking possession 12th Oct, 1492 SPAIN - Columbus Columbus reaches San Salvadore.
Cabot 24th Jun, 1497 ENGLAND - Cabot John Cabot found Newfoundland
Vasco da gama 8th Jul, 1497 PORTUGAL - De Gama De Gama set sail to make his way around Cape Good Hope.
Vascodagamalandsatcalicut 21st May, 1498 PORTUGAL - De Gama De Gama became the first European to set foot on Indian soil.
Timeline 5th Sep, 1500 PORTUGAL - Gaspar Gaspar discovered Greenland.
Timeline 6th Sep, 1500 PORTUGAL Brazil claimed for Portugal.
350px columbus landing on hispaniola adj 7th Nov, 1503 SPAIN - Columbus Columbus finds Jamaica.
Balboa 25th Sep, 1513 SPAIN - Balboa Balboa discovers the Pacific Ocean.
300px flag of the ottoman empire  281453 1844 29 svg 1st Jan, 1516 LEBANON Fall of Mamluke rule and beginning of Ottoman rule.
Fort caroline 20th Sep, 1516 SPAIN - Menendez Menendez attacked and massacred everyone in Fort Caroline.
Strait1 10th Aug, 1519 SPAIN - Magellan Magellan set sail to circumnavigate the world.
Cortez montezuma mexico city 8th Nov, 1519 SPAIN - Cotres Cortes reaches Tenoichtitlan.
Magellan 4th Sep, 1520 SPAIN - Magellan Pacific Ocean named due to its calm waters.
Guam 7th May, 1521 SPAIN - Magellan Magellan arrives at Guam.
Noche triste3 4th Sep, 1521 SPAIN - Cortes Cortes defeats the entire Aztec Nation.
Pizarro seizing the inca of peru 1st Aug, 1533 SPAIN - Pizzaro Pizzaro defeats the Inca and returns with three times more than Cortes at the Aztec.
Jacques cartier claims canada for france  illustration from newnes pictorial book of knowledge 6th Sep, 1534 FRANCE - Cartier Cartier discovers Montreal and St. Lawrence River.
Fountainofyouth 30th May, 1539 SPAIN - De Soto De Soto set sail for the Bahamas to find the Fountain of Youth and lands in Florida.
Dorado5 7th Aug, 1540 SPAIN - Coronado Coronado sets out on an Expedition through Mexico to find Cibola, the famed "City of Gold".
De soto mississippi river 4th Sep, 1541 SPAIN - De Soto Mississippi River discovered.
Samuel de champlain s FRANCE - Champlain Champlain settled Montreal.
Henryhudson ENGLAND - Hudson Henry Hudson discovered the bay that would become New York Harbor.
Timeline LEBANON Prince Fakhr EdDine returns from exile.
Timeline NETHERLANDS Batuia colonized by the Dutch.
7633 004 e2361b37 NETHERLANDS - Coen Lothen taken by force.
1024color LEBANON Prince Fakhr EdDine defeats Mustafa Pasha at Anjar.
Timeline LEBANON Execution of Prince Fakhr EdDine II at Constantinople.
Tasman island tasmania NETHERLANDS - Tasman Tasman discovered the shore of Tasmania.
Murderers  bay  cropped NETHERLANDS - Tasman Tasman discoveres New Zeland.
Expl2a 00266 FRANCE - Joilet Lois Joilet discoveres Mississippi River.
Timeline FRANCE - Cadillac Cadillac set sail for Canada
Cadillac FRANCE - Cadillac Cadillac founded Detroit.