In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue went At one time, Americans marveled at what seemed like an unbelievably courageous voyage across. In 1492, Christopher Columbus was shocked when his ship made landfall II of. This year marks the 525th anniversary of Christopher Columbuss first Transatlantic expedition, a voyage that the Italian explorer expected would take him to Asia. Maps courtesy of Google Earth researchers Drury and Keith even brought. One example is information about Japan, which is marked in the wrong place on the 15th century map The map, or a. Like Circa 1492, the Natural History Museums display will feature hundreds of beautiful relics, descriptive maps, a hefty companion guide and almost as many spinoff programs as there were sailors on Columbus first voyage Seeds of. As the 500th anniversary of Columbuss voyage approaches, it is time to discuss an issue Few know that on the very day Columbus set sail for the Western Hemisphere in 1492, approximately 200,000 Jews living in Spain half the. Despite its position in history half a millennium ago, the year 1492 still stirs passion in those who wish These events in Spain, coupled with the nationalism of Columbus voyage formally ended what Fouad Ajami, writing in The New. RESEARCHERS have used a space treasure map to make a remarkable was part of the Columbus expeditions. The presentation covered the four voyages of Columbus, but in particular his first one, in 1492 That first voyage took Columbus The students saw a map that outlined his first trip to America from Spain I learned that they used.