Columbus' First Voyage - 1942

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  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus sails from Palos, Spain

    Columbus sails from Palos, Spain
  • Aug 12, 1492

    Ships the reach Canary Islands.

  • Sep 9, 1492

    Set sail westward.

    Set sail westward.
  • Sep 30, 1492

    No sight of land after 3 weeks of travel.

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus discovers America.

    Columbus discovers America.
  • Dec 24, 1492

    Santa Maria is wrecked off Cap Haitien.

    Santa Maria is wrecked off Cap Haitien.
  • Jan 16, 1493

    Nina & Pinta begin homeward voyage.

  • Feb 8, 1493

    The 2 ships hit by strong headwinds.

  • Feb 12, 1493

    A storm threatens the Nina.

    A storm threatens the Nina.
  • Feb 13, 1493

    The 2 ships are separated by the storm.

  • Feb 15, 1493

    Nina arrives in the Azores without the Pinta.

  • Feb 25, 1493

    Nina sets sail for Spain without the Pinta.

  • Mar 15, 1493

    Nina reaches Palos, Spain.

  • Mar 15, 1493

    Pinta reaches Palos, Spain a few hours after Nina.