Christopher Columbus Discovers America - 1492

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  • Aug 3rd, 1492

    First Voyage

    First Voyage
    Christopher Columbus departed on his first voyage from the Port of Palos
  • Sep 6th, 1492

    Left Canary Islands

    Left Canary Islands
  • Oct 12th, 1492

    Arrived at Bahamas

    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.
  • Oct 28th, 1492

    Went to Cuba

    Went to Cuba
  • Nov 22nd, 1492

    Captain Martin Alonso Pinzon-Captain of the Pinta

    Captain Martin Alonso Pinzon-Captain of the Pinta
  • Dec 5th, 1492

    Arrive on Hispaniola

    Arrive on Hispaniola
  • Dec 24th, 1492

    Columbus built a fort on La Navidad

  • Jan 2nd, 1493

    Columbus left the fort

    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

  • Jan 16th, 1493

    Christopher Columbus headed for Spain

    Christopher Columbus headed for Spain
  • 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

  • Period:
    Aug 3rd, 1492
    to
    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.