Hispanic Heritage Month

  • Oct 16, 1492


    Christopher Colombus lands on Cuba.
  • Oct 16, 1498

    South America

    Christopher Columbus sees first American mainland.
  • Oct 16, 1513


    Ponce De Leon landed on the coast of Florida and claims it for Spain.
  • Oct 16, 1570


    The Spanish established the district of Gautemala.
  • Dominican Republic

    Spain cedes control of Santo Domingo to the French.
  • Mexico

    Mexico war of independance.
  • Centroamerica

    Centroamerica breaks breaks apart into Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Costa Rica.
  • California

    California becomes a state of the United States.
  • Puerto Rico

    Slavery is abolished from Puerto Rico.
  • New York

    Peurto Ricans settled in New York. It is now called Spanish Harlem.
  • Centroamerica

    U.S. troops invade Panama to capture panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega.