The Life of John Cabot

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  • Aug 24, 1451


    In 1451 John Cabot was born. No one is sure of the exact date that John Cabot was born. This is the same year that Christopher Columbus was born.
  • Sep 26, 1495

    Along the coast

    Along the coast
    John Cabot sailed to England with his family. They moved because he thought it would be easy to get sponsored
  • Mar 5, 1496

    Good news

    Good news
    This was a great day for John Cabot. This is the day that he was sponsored by King Henry VII.
  • May 20, 1497

    Out to sea

    This day was another exciting day for John Cabot. This was the day that John Cabot went to sea with 18 men. One was his son sebastion.
  • Jun 24, 1497

    Land at last

    John Cabot and his crew reached North America today. They finally made it!
  • Nov 27, 1498

    Another Voyage

    On his second journey John Cabot left with six ships. He sailed to the Northwest to the coast of Greenland.
  • Nov 27, 1500


    On John Cabot's third and final expidition, he ran into some trouble. John Cabot disapeared and was shiprecked. He did not survive.
  • Period:
    Aug 24, 1451
    Jun 29, 1500

    The Life of John Cabot