This Day in history

This Day in History

This Day in History 1519 – After landing on the Yucatan peninsula in April, Spaniard Hernan Cortés and his troops marched into the interior of Mexico to the Aztec capital and took the Aztec emperor…


This day in history

This Day in History 1492 – Believing he had reached the Indies, Christopher Columbus’ expedition arrived in the Bahamas. Columbus was not the first European explorer to reach the Americas, having been preceded by the…


This Day in History

This Day in History 1502 – Christopher Columbus landed at Honduras on his 4th and last voyage. He would retire a very wealthy man. 1634 – The first female religious leader in the American colonies…