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1493Columbus leaves the new world and sets sail for Spain on his 1st trip

1493Explorer Christopher Columbus discovers Saba

1493Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico, on his 2nd voyage

1493-20/4 Barcelona] Columbus meets with King Ferdinand & Isabella

1493Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica

1493Columbus sails with 17 ships on 2nd voyage to the Americas

1493Columbus' 2nd expedition to New World

14931st sight of manatees (by Christopher Columbus)

1493 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 9
1st sight of manatees (by Christopher Columbus
Jan 12
Last day for all Jews to leave Sicily 
Jan 16
Columbus leaves the new world and sets sail for Spain on his 1st trip 
Jan 19
France cedes Roussillon & Cerdagne to Spain by treaty of Barcelona 
Mar 15
Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his 1st New World voyage 
Apr 15
-20/4 Barcelona] Columbus meets with King Ferdinand & Isabella 
May 4
Spanish Pope Alexander VI divides America between Spain & Portugal 
May 23
King Charles VIII & Maximilian I of Austria signs Peace of Senlis 
Aug 19
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I becomes Archduke of Austria 
Sep 9
Battle of Krbava field, a decisive defeat of Croats in Croatian struggle against the Ottoman Empire invasion. 
Sep 24
Columbus' 2nd expedition to New World 
Sep 25
Columbus sails with 17 ships on 2nd voyage to the Americas 
Nov 3
Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica 
Nov 11
Explorer Christopher Columbus discovers Saba 
Nov 19
Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico, on his 2nd voyage 
Dec 23
Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published. 
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