Mar 28, 1450
birthJohn Cabot Is Born
1 Jan 1450 John Cabot was born in Genoa, Italy in about 1450
Period: Mar 28, 1450 to May 28, 1498
Jun 7, 1451
A spanish explorer wrote a letterA spanish explorer wrote a letter
7 Jun 1451 Aspanish explorer wrote a letter to England saying he found a ship of theirs in the Bahamas so people think it could of been John Cabot missing ship.
Oct 31, 1451
birthExplorer and navigator Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in the Republic of Genoa, Italy. His first voyage into the Atlantic Ocean in 1476 nearly cost him his life. Columbus participated in several other expeditions to Africa. 1492, Columbus left Spain in the Santa Maria, with the Pinta and the Niña along side. He has been credited for opening up the Americas to European colonization.
Period: Oct 31, 1451 to May 20, 1506
May 3, 1461
John Cabot Moves To VeniceJohn Cabot Moves To Venice
3 May 1461 John Cabot moves to Venice with his family and does a family spice trading buisness. He also studied cartography, navigation,astronomy mathematics and seamanship.
Apr 4, 1470
John Cabot gets accepted into the religous confraternityJohn Cabot gets accepted into the religous confraternity
4 Apr 1470 John Cabot gets accepted into the reigios confaternity.
Jul 6, 1470
John marriedJohn married
6 Jul 1470 Late 1470-1480 John Cabot married a woman named Mattea and had 3 sons lewis, Sebastion, and sencio.
Jan 1, 1477
1 Jan 1477 Columbus married a Portuguese woman, Felipa Moniz Perestrelo, in 1477
Jan 1, 1478
1 Jan 1478 Christopher Columbus had 2 younger brothers and one sister.
Mar 28, 1478
John Cabot obtainedJohn Cabot obtained
28 Mar 1476 John Cabot obtained venetion citizenship and was naturalized on march 28,1496
Sep 5, 1484
John moves againJohn moves again
5 Sep 1484 John Cabot moves to Bristol England that wich he decied to call him self Joh Cabot the English version of his name.
Dec 1, 1485
born is cortesCortes is born.
1 Dec 1485 Cortes is born in Medellin Spain
Period: Dec 1, 1485 to Dec 2, 1547
Jan 6, 1491
Birth of Jacques CartierBirth of Jacques Cartier
6 Jan 1491 Jacques Cartier was born in St. Malo, France.
Period: Jan 6, 1491 to Jan 23, 1557
carterJacques Cartiers death
23 Jan 1557 Jacques Cartier died in 1557 and was buried in St. Vincents Cathedral in St. Malo, France
Aug 3, 1492
3 Aug 1492 Columbus’ first voyage began on August 3, 1492. They first landed on an island Columbus named San Salvador: Columbus and his ships visited several other islands including Cuba and Hispaniola.
Dec 25, 1492
lost shipLost large ship on first voyage
25 Dec 1492 On December 25, the Santa Maria ran aground and they were forced to leave the ship behind. They left behind 39 men after the loss of the ship. When they returned, they found all the men had been killed by natives.
Oct 1, 1493
1 Oct 1493 Christopher Columbusd set sail with 17 ships and over 1,000 men in October, 1493. This was his second voyage.
May 30, 1498
Voyage3Third Voyage of Christopher Columbus
30 May 1498 Christopher Columbus left Spain with six ships. They landed in South America while on this voyage.
Jan 1, 1500
Christopher Columbus' childrenChristopher Columbus' children
1 Jan 1500 Christopher Columbus had 2 sons, Diego and Fernando.
Nov 7, 1502
Final VoyageFinal Voyage of Christopher Columbus
7 Nov 1502 This is his fourth and final voyage. They left Spain with four ships.
Oct 27, 1504
Cortes is expelled from school.Cortes is expelled from school.
27 Oct 1504 Cortes was expelled from Salamanca University which gave him the inspiration to travel.
Nov 1, 1504
Cortes travels to the West IndiesCortes travels to the West Indies
1 Nov 1504 Cortes traveled to the West Indies where Velasques, the governer, gave him command of a fleet and sent on a voyage of discovery.
Nov 7, 1504
Returns to SpainReturns to Spain
7 Nov 1504 Christopher Columbus returns to Spain from his final trip.
May 20, 1506
dethOn May 20, 1506, the great Italian explorer Christopher Columbus dies in Valladolid, Spain. Columbus was the first European to explore the Americas since the Vikings set up colonies in Greenland and Newfoundland in the 10th century. He explored the West Indies, South America, and Central America, but died a disappointed man, feeling he had been mistreated by his patron, King Ferdinand of Spain. Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy, in 1451. Little is known of his early life, but he worked as a sea
Nov 27, 1511
Cortes spends years farmingCortes spends years farming
27 Nov 1511 Cortes spends many years farming, mining and taking care of livestock.
Nov 18, 1518
Cortes lands on the Mexican coast.Cortes lands on the Mexican coast.
18 Nov 1518 Cortes lands on the Mexican coast and gains leadership over the Totonics and Tlaxcalans tribes.
Nov 18, 1519
Cortes enters Mexico city.Cortes enters Mexico city.
18 Nov 1519 Montezuma the sovereign of the country welcomed him and took him as his leader.
Jan 6, 1531
Trying to find the North West PassageTrying to find the North West Passage
Oct 1, 1533
Cortes discovers the peninsula of CaliforniaCortes discovers the peninsula of California
1 Oct 1533 He discovers the peninsula of California but then returned to Spain.
Aug 29, 1534
Atahuallpa's OfferAtahuallpa's Offer
29 Aug 1534 Atahuallpa offers a massive ransom for his release. The Inca Emperor offered his captives enough gold to fill the 22 foot room, as high as he could reach, in which he was held captive.The treasure ransom was collected. Pizarro and the Spanish took the treasure and then had the last of the Incan Emperors strangled.
Jan 6, 1535
Pizarro founded LimaCiudad de los Reyes
6 Jan 1535 Pizarro founded Lima, Peru which he called Ciudad de los Reyes meaning 'City of the Kings'.Francisco Pizarro destroyed the Incan capital of Cusco.
Period: Feb 1, 1540 to
Jan 23, 1541
Failing to Help Jean Roberval Found a Colony in Canada23 Jan 1541Failing to Help Jean Roberval Found a Colony in Canada
23 Jan 1541
Jun 26, 1541
Pizarro was assassinatedDeath
26 Jun 1541 Pizarro was assassinated by followers of Pedro de Almagro (Cortes' captain) who wanted to seize Lima for its wealth.Francisco Pizarro died at Lima, Peru.
Nov 9, 1541
Sir Francis Drake was born in England.Sir Francis Drake was born in England.
9 Nov 1541 In Tavistock twenty miles north of the boatyard of Plymouth.
Mar 31, 1547
When Francis was small, Queen Mary became Queen and she was catholic, she made many religious disturbances in Devon. His family left and moved to Chatham in Kent and they lived on a old broken down ship for some time. His Parents were Edmund Drake and EliWhen Francis was small, Queen Mary became Queen and she was catholic, she made many religious disturbances in Devon. His family left and moved to Chatham in Kent and they lived on a old broken down ship for some time. His Parents were Edmund Drake and Eli
31 Mar 1547
Dec 2, 1547
Cortes diesCortes dies
2 Dec 1547 While living in Spain Cortes passes away.
Feb 6, 1568
Drakes 5th Secret Logbook was made.Drakes 5th Secret Logbook was made.
Jan 1, 1570
Drake Sets Sail Out of PlymouthDrake Sets Sail Out of Plymouth
Drake DiesDrake Dies
Hudson's first voyageHudson's first voyage
1 May 1607 Hudson sailed for the Muscovey Company on his first voyage.
hudson8 Jan 1609
1 Jun 1611
Hudson's Death/DisappearanceHudson's Death/Disappearance
1 Jun 1611 Hudson was set adrift in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean by some of his crew. No one knows what happened to him.
cook27 Oct 1728
10 Oct 1780
Born in PennsylvaniaBorn in Pennsylvania
22 Oct 1734 1734 – Daniel Boone was born near Reading, Pennsylvania on October 22. Because of a later change in the calendar, his birthday is sometimes reported as November 2. He was Sarah & Squire Boone's sixth child. His parents were Quakers and they brought him up in that religion.
Spent two years hunting in KentuckySpent two years hunting in Kentucky
22 Oct 1769 1769-1771 -- Daniel Boone and several other men went through Tennessee into Kentucky on a two year long hunting trip. While they were in Kentucky, Daniel and his brother-in-law were captured twice by Indians. The first time they were set free and the second time they escaped. The Indian tribes depended on hunting in Kentucky for their food and they wanted the colonial settlers and hunters to stay away. In 1770, Daniel’s brother, Squire Boone, came
Sighting of AustraliaSighting of Australia
20 Apr 1770 The eastern seaboard of Australia is sighted at Point Hicks.
Blaze Wilderness Road and build Fort BoonesboroughBlaze Wilderness Road and build Fort Boonesborough
22 Oct 1775 1775 -- Daniel Boone led a group of about thirty men to blaze Wilderness Road leading through the Cumberland Gap into Kentucky. They “blazed” the trail by using axes to cut through the forest. Boone founded Fort Boonesborough for protection from Shawnee attacks and brought his family to live in Kentucky. This same year, the American Revolutionary War began in Lexington, Massachusetts
Resolution IIResolution II
19 May 1776
lewis and carkEncounter Fur trappers
4 Nov 1804 Toussaint Charbonneau, a French Canadian fur trapper living with the Hidatsas, is hired as an interpreter. His wife, Sacagawea, a Shoshone who had been captured by the Hidatsas and sold to Charbonneau, is also considered helpful as the Shoshones are said to live at the headwaters of the Missouri
Reburied in Frankfort, KentuckyReburied in Frankfort, Kentucky
22 Oct 1845 1845 – Kentucky officials moved the remains of Daniel and Rebecca Boone to a gravesite in Frankfort, Kentucky.