Nov 5, 1415
Moor port of Ceuta AssaultFirst step in Portuguese expansion.
Period: Nov 5, 1415 to Nov 1, 1498
Nov 5, 1434
First Sail Beyond the Cape of BojadorMonumental Accomplisment led by Gil Eanes, one of the Princes Squires as an expedition.
Nov 5, 1445
Western African CoastA. Fernes explored Red Cape Africa.
Nov 5, 1482
First Two VoyagesKing Joao II sent out Diogo Cao on the first Two Voyages. Made new discoveries of the African Coastline.
Nov 5, 1488
South African ExplorationBartolomeu Dias named the Southern most tip of Africa The Cape of Good Hope.
Nov 5, 1498
South African ExplorationVasco Da Gama led the exploration that founded the route to the Indian Ocean which rounded The Cape of Good Hope.