Tags : Christopher Columbus

This Day, That Year – November 3

Chevrolet officially entered the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T on this day in 1911. Did you know that: • Christopher Columbus ‘discovered’ the island of Dominica, originally inhabited by the Kalinago, on this day in 1493• The Times of India, the world’s largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper, was founded […]...Read More

3rd August in history

Christopher Columbus set sail on his first voyage with three ships, Santa María, Pinta and Niña from Palos de la Frontera, Spain for the “Indies” on this day in 1492. Did you know that: • The Street Car Controller was patented by Walter Knight and William Potter on this day in 1897• The Firestone Tire […]...Read More

31st July in history

Joanne Rowling, better known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British author, philanthropist, film producer, television producer, and screenwriter born on this day in 1965. Did you know that: • Christopher Columbus discovered the island of Trinidad on his third voyage on this day in 1498• “Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish dialect” […]...Read More