EARLY EXPLORERS.SS By lemons.class Jun 2, 1519 alonzo de pineda He explored the texas coast.He was from Spain. Feb 28, 1528 cabeza de vaca He explored the galveston.He was from Spain. Nov 12, 1563 Sir John Hawkins He explored Eastern Texas.He was English/French. Apr 30, 1598 Juan De onate He and his men walked down the Rio Grande in Texas.He was from Spain. Mar 19, 1682 Rene-Robert Cavelier He explored Victoria Texas.He was from Spain. Feb 20, 1685 Robert de LaSalle He explored Victoria, Texas.He was French. Apr 22, 1689 Ponce De leon He explored Southern, Texas.He was from spain.