Timeline Of Major Events

major event

Columbus discovers the new world

1492

John Cabot is the first to set foot on mainland North america

1497

John Cabot is the first to set foot on mainland North america

Ponce de leon lands near St. Agustine, Florida

1513

Francisco Coronado discovers the grand canyon

1540

Hernado De Soto discovers the Mississippi River

1541

Juan Cabrillo of spain discovers California

1542