Age of Exploration

Timeline created by Brittany_Shepherd
In History
  • Dec 19, 900

    Vikings first discover Greenland

  • Dec 16, 1405

    Zheng He begins his voyages in China

  • Dec 15, 1488

    Bartholomeu Dias rounds the tip of Africa

  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christopher Columbus discovers the West Indies

  • Jun 24, 1497

    John Cabot discovers Newfoundland

  • Dec 15, 1498

    Vasco da Gama reaches India after rounding Africa

  • Apr 22, 1500

    Pedro Alvarez Cabral discovers Brazil

  • Sep 8, 1522

    Megellan’s ship the Vittoria completes the first circumnavigation of the globe