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1450

  • 1 June- Iroquois Confederacy is founded by Hiawatha.
  • 30 September- The Iroquois invade the Ohio River Valley

1452

  • 5 May- The First Iroquois-Algonquin War begins.

1468

  • 30 October- The First Iroquois-Algonquin War officially ends. The Algonquians are pushed past the Hudson River north of Lenapehoking

1492

  • 3 August- Christopher Columbus departs from Castilian Palos de la Frontera
  • 12 October- Columbus lands in San Salvador

1493

  • 30 October- Columbus leads a second expedition of nineteen ships to the New World, carrying a large group of settlers. The group settles at La Isabela, Hispaniola. Thousands of natives are enslaved and used as forced labor to build the town or shipped back to Spain
  • 24 November- a small gold mine is established in Cuba, worked for the Spanish crown by slaves

1494

  • 5 January- Permanent trade networks are established between Spain and the Caribbean
  • 1 August- Columbus returns to Spain aboard a trading vessel

1499

  • 1 January- The Treaty of Londinium was signed, ending the war and uniting the kingdoms of the British Isles
  • 28 March- The British government funds a five ship voyage leaving from Plymouth to the New World with the intentions of creating a colony
  • 26 April- The British expedition lands in the New World. The settlement they founded is known as St. John’s
  • 13 May- The British government launches a large-scale advertising campaign for voyages to the New World
  • 14 June- Upset by his practices and his lack of significant gold income, the crown tasks Columbus with making a third journey to explore the area to the south of the Caribbean
  • 15 July- Columbus arrives in Central America and leads 500 men into Peru
  • 10 September- Columbus returns to Hispaniola with a large amount of gold

1500

  • 3 April- A second group of three hundred British colonists and 80 soldiers departs for the settlement of St. John’s
  • 4 May- After losing course the second British expedition lands far to the south and establishes Halifax
  • 7 May- Contact is made with the British and the Mi'kmaq natives of Jipugtug

1505

  • 5 March- Vasco Núñez de Balboa abandons his new found career of farming on Hispaniola and leads a small expedition into Darien
  • 28 March- Balboa is defeated by natives and forced to flee back to Hispaniola
  • 20 May- Christopher Columbus dies peacefully in Spain, surrounded by wealth and success. His son Diego becomes Governor of the Indies
  • 10 September- A second expedition into Darien is successful. The city of Santa María la Antigua del Darién is founded

1508

  • 19 May- An independent British charter lands in Long Bay, establishing the settlement of Myrtle Beach

1509

  • The Chesapeake Bay is explored by the British
  • 29 May- A large group of settlers seeking religious freedom from central Europe immigrate to Boston

1510

  • 1 March- A large force is organized to invade the wealthy territory first hinted at by Columbus. Francisco Pizarro, a young sailor, volunteers to lead the force south into Peru from Santa Maria

1511

  • 5 June- Balboa enters the Pacific Ocean from Darien

1514

  • 24 April- A Spanish colony is established on Florida

1519

  • 1 April- Herman Cortez founds the Spanish town of Veracruz

1520

  • 1 January- All of the North American coast south of the Chesapeake Bay is declared the Colony of Constantia by the British
  • 3 March- Massive British emigration into Constantia begins, lured by the promises of wealth built on tobacco and cotton

1521

  • 13 August- The Aztec Empire is conquered by the Spanish

1524

  • 3 July- The Viceroyalty of New Spain is declared

1525

  • 4 May- Boston is founded by British settlers
  • 1 September- The settlement of Savanna is founded by the British in Constantia

1552

  • 30 May- English settlers arrive in the Chesapeake Bay, founding St. Mary's City
  • 30 July- Vilcabamba is captured by the Spanish. The Incan Empire officially falls
  • 9 December- The former Incan Empire becomes the Viceroyalty of Peru under Viceroy Francisco Pizarro, governing from Lima. The area to the north becomes the Viceroyalty of New Grenada ruled from Santa Fe de Bogotá

1598

  • 1 March- Santa Fe de Nuevo México is founded by the Spanish

1600

  • 1 June- 300 French settlers establish Louisbourg on Cape-Breton Island

1622

  • 1 February- George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore is granted a charter to the Chesapeake Bay by the British monarchy
  • 16 June- Calvert sponsors a voyage of 200 colonies and 50 soldiers to the Chesapeake Bay. They name their site Annapolis. The early settlement becomes very dependent on the British settlements in the area and the natives but soon begins developing farms

1787

  • The Second Russo-Turkish War begins

1789

  • 15 September- Feldmarschall Ernst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon of Austria leads an army to besiege an Ottoman Turkish force in the fortress of Belgrade
  • 8 October- The city of Belgrade is taken by the besieging Austrian forces

1791

  • 1 September- Austrian and Russian forces push south meeting Ottoman resistance near Demirköy. Plagued by disease and lack of supplies the Russian and Austrian armies retreat
  • 5 November- The Russo-Turkish War officially ends. The region of Yedisan and Bessarabia is ceded to Russia. Parts of southern Serbia and Bosnia are returned to the Ottoman Empire



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