Christopher Columbus Discovers America - 1492

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Aug 3rd, 1492
First Voyage Christopher Columbus departed on his first voyage from the Port of Palos
Sep 6th, 1492
Left Canary Islands
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Oct 12th, 1492
Arrived at Bahamas Click Here to go to websiteArrive at the Bahamas where Christopher Columbus named five islands: San Salvador, Santa Maria de la Conception, Fernandina, Isabela, and Las Islas de Arena.
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Oct 28th, 1492
Went to Cuba
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Nov 22nd, 1492
Captain Martin Alonso Pinzon-Captain of the Pinta Click Here
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Dec 5th, 1492
Arrive on Hispaniola
Dec 24th, 1492
Columbus built a fort on La Navidad
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Jan 2nd, 1493
Columbus left the fort Columbus left the fort and left about 40 men behind because the Nina did not have enough room.
Jan 6th, 1493
Columbus was reunited with the Pinta
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Jan 16th, 1493
Christopher Columbus headed for Spain Click here
Feb 14th, 1493
The Pinta and Nina were separated during a fierce storm
Mar 15th, 1493
The Pinta and Nina arrive separately in Palos ,Spain
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Aug 3rd, 1492

Sep 6th, 1492
Landed on Canary Islands Columbus landed on Canary Islands first. He stayed there for 4 weeks. Not exactly sure when he landed.