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Christopher Columbus (/ k ə ˈ l ʌ m b ə s /; before 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonist who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain. He led the first European expeditions to the Caribbean, Central America, and South America, initiating the permanent European colonization of the Americas.

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On August 3, 1492, Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, with three small ships, the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Nina. On October 12, the expedition reached land, probably Watling Island in the ...

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How was the first voyage of Columbus to the New World undertaken, and what was its legacy? Having convinced the King and Queen of Spain to finance his voyage, Christopher Columbus departed mainland Spain on August 3, 1492. He quickly made port in the Canary Islands for a final restocking and left there on September 6.

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Exactly Where Did Columbus Land? The Vikings were most likely here previously, but the credit of “discoverer” of the Americas still goes to Christopher Columbus. When he set foot on foreign soil in 1492, the Old World of Europe and the New World of the Americas were connected in a way that would change the history of the world.

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October 12, 1492 We have spotted land! I have named it San Salvador. I believe that Japan is only a short distance to the west. [Editor's note: Columbus landed in the Bahamas south of Florida.

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And things he did do that might surprise you. So you think that Christopher Columbus discovered America in the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria and also, while he was at it, proved the Earth ...

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Columbus headed off disaster by promising his crew that if land was not sighted in two days, they would return home. The next day land was discovered. A New World is Revealed. Columbus's journal of his first voyage to America has been lost. However, we do have an accurate abstract of the journal written by Bartolome de las Casas in the 1530s.

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Columbus Day, which commemorates Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the New World on October 12, 1492, and is observed on the second Monday of October, is one of 10 federal holidays.

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October 12, 1492, with three ships—the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. They landed on a small island in the present-day Bahamas which Columbus claimed for Spain and named San Salvador.

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Columbus did report two distances each day but one was in measurements he normally used, the other in the Portuguese maritime leagues used by his crew. Magnetic declination. On 13 September 1492, Columbus observed that the needle of his compass no longer pointed to the North Star.