Norsemen arrive in Canada Jan. 1 1000 AD but did not stay. Thought to be the 1st Europeans to reach Canada.

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In History
  • Oct 21, 1000

    1st European arrivals

    Norsemen arrive in anada but did not stay. Thought to be the 1st Europeans to reach Canada.
  • Oct 21, 1497

    John Cabot

    John Cabot raised the English flag, probably in Nfld.
  • Oct 21, 1524

    Verranzo

    Italian sailor Verranzo explored the east coast from Fl. to present day Nfld. Gave the name New France to this territory.