Nov 11, 1496
BirthHernando de Soto was born.
Apr 14, 1514
Expedition of West IndiesHernando de Soto joined Dávila, governor of Darién, on his first expedition to the West Indies.
May 28, 1524
Expedition of Nicaragua and South AmericaHernando de Soto went on an expedition to Nicaragua and South America with Fransico de Cordoba.
Oct 28, 1532
Expedition of PeruFransico Pizzaro made de Soto second in command on his expediition to explore and conquer Peru.
Apr 6, 1538
Exploration of FloridaHernando de Soto and his fleet departed Sanlucar Spain for the Americas.
May 18, 1539
ExpeditionHernando and his men set out for Florida
May 25, 1539
Tampa, FloridaHernando and his men landed at Tampa Bay.
Oct 10, 1540
de Soto in the land of TuscaloosaHernando de Soto met chief Tuscaloosa and took him captive.
Jun 18, 1541
ArkansasHernando de Soto arrived in Arkansas
May 21, 1542
DeathHernando de Soto died of a fever. He was buried in the Mississppi River.