Ahad, Oktober 09, 2005

This day in history - Oct 9, 2005 - The Norsemen reach North America (1000)

Led by Leif Ericson, the Norsemen reached the zenith of their westward expansion, becoming the first Europeans to set foot in North America. Their arrival came after landings in the British Isles, Iceland and Greenland. Historians argue over the exact location of Vinland, the name the Norse gave to the spot where they landed. More...

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