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1849 – John Wilson Danenhower, was born on the 30th of September in Chicago, Illinois.   1870 – He served in the European Squadron aboard both the Plymouth and the Juniata.   Assigned to the Portsmouth surveying party in the North Pacific.   1875 – Assigned to the U.S. Naval Observatory.   1879 – He ..

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1910 – Born in Saint André de Cubzac, Gironde on the 11th of June. 1930 – He entered French Navy. 1937 – On the 12th of July 1937, he married Simone Melchior. 1973 – Along with his two sons, and Frederick Hyman who was the first President, he created the Cousteau Society for the protection ..

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Francisco Vásquez de CoronadoBorn 1510 ADDied 1554 at 54 years of age.Nationality SpanishCategories Conquistador, Explorer 1510 – Born in Spain.1535 – Went to Mexico with Antonio de Mendoza, the Viceroy of New Spain.         Married Beatriz de Estrada.1539 – Sent Friar Marcos de Niza and Estevanico on expedition to find the legendary Seven Cities of ..

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1728 – He was born this year.   1745 – He left home to be apprenticed in a grocery/haberdashery in the fishing village of Staithes.   1755 – He was offered command of this vessel, but within the month, he volunteered for service in the British Royal Navy.   1757 – He was quickly promoted ..

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1774 – Born near Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia. Colter is credited with being the first white man to enter what is now Yellowstone National Park. American explorer, frontiersman, and trapper. 1803 – He was recruited by Captain Lewis at Maysville on October 15th, one of the “Nine young men from Kentucky” and a permanent member of ..

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1451 – He was born between August and October in Genoa a seaport in Northern Italy.   1470 – He was in the service of René I of Anjou (Duke of Anjou Western France) in a Genoese ship, he was hired to support the attempt to conquer the Kingdom of Naples mainland of southern Italy. ..

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1792 – Clark joined the United States army.   1795 – Lewis joined a rifle company where he met Clark for the first time.            – Clark left the army.   1803 – Clark got Lewis’s letter asking him to join the journey.   1804 – The explorers reached what is now Yank, ..

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1570 – Samuel de Chaplain, born in Brouage, France. He was the Founder of Quebec and father of New France. He was a navigator and geographer to the king, and suggested uniting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans by a canal through Nicaragua. 1603 – He visited Canada, and chose the site of Quebec for a ..

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1491 – Jacques Cartier was born in Saint-Malo, a port on the north coast of the duchy of Brittany. 1532 – He become incorporated to France. 1520 – He also improved his social status by marrying Catherine des Granches, member of a leading ship-owning family. 1534 – He set sail hoping to discover a western ..

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1476 – Cano, Juan Sebastian de was born.          – He was a Spanish navigator, the first to circumnavigate the globe.          – Under Magellan he commanded the Concepción and after Magellan’s death in the Philippines took command of the expedition. 1522 – From the Philippines to the Molucca islands Cano sailed new ..

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