November 15, 1492 in History

Event:

Christopher Columbus notes 1st recorded reference to tobacco





Christopher Columbus History:
May 20, 1506 - Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55
September 18, 1502 - Christopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his 4th and last voyage
August 1, 1498 - Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" near Venezuela
July 31, 1498 - Christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad
May 5, 1494 - On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica
May 4, 1494 - Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica
November 19, 1493 - Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico, on his 2nd voyage
November 3, 1493 - Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica
October 30, 1493 - Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica
March 15, 1493 - Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after 1st new world voyage
January 9, 1493 - 1st sight of manatees by Christopher Columbus
November 5, 1492 - Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba
October 27, 1492 - Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba and claims it for Spain
October 25, 1492 - Christopher Columbus and ship Santa Maria land in Dominican Republic
April 17, 1492 - Christopher Columbus signs contract with Spain to find Indies


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1990 President Bush signs Clear Air Act of 1990
1977 President Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran
1939 Social Security Administration approves 1st unemployment check
1932 Walt Disney Art School created
1920 League of Nations holds 1st meeting, in Geneva
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