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Magellan Circumnavigates the World

On this day in 1522, the last of Ferdinand Magellan’s five ships–the Vittoria–arrives at SanlÚcar de Barrameda in Spain, thus completing the first circumnavigation of…

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The Fight for Florida

On this day in 1819, Spanish minister Do Luis de Onis and US Secretary of State John Quincy Adams, under the Monroe administration, sign the…

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Pizarro and Atahualpa’s Conversion by Bill Urich

On this day in 1532, Spanish explorer, conquistador and creep Francisco Pizarro springs a trap on the Incan emperor, Atahualpa. With fewer than 200 men…

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Posted in History Religion

Pizarro and Atahualpa's Conversion by Bill Urich

On this day in 1532, Spanish explorer, conquistador and creep Francisco Pizarro springs a trap on the Incan emperor, Atahualpa. With fewer than 200 men…

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