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Alonso Velez de Mendoza

Commander Alonso Velez de Mendoza of the Order of Santiago was born in Moguer, Spain in the late 15th century. On June 6, 1499, he obtained a license from the Catholic Monarchs to sail to the Indies, which authorized him to take four caravels, al ...

                                               

Diego Miruelo

Diego Miruelo, was an explorer and pilot who explored Floridas west coast in 1516. He may have been the first European to sail into Pensacola Bay. In 1516, he arrived to Florida from Cuba with one vessel and explored the west coast of the peninsu ...

                                               

Diego Fernandez de Proaño

Diego Fernandez de Proaño was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who served with Nuño Beltran de Guzman in the exploration of New Galicia. He was named Justice Major of the city of San Miguel de Culiacan by Guzman and was later accused of abusin ...

                                               

Juan Galvan

Juan Galvan was a Spanish soldier and explorer who served as an ensign and explorer in San Antonio, Texas. It was on his recommendation that the Presidio San Saba was established.

                                               

Juana Mansilla

Juana Mansilla, was one of the first women known to participate in the conquest of Mexico. She was a Spanish colonist, noblewoman, battlefield-nurse and alleged-witch of the 16th century. Bernal Diaz del Castillo includes her in the group of "exc ...

                                               

Juan Nuñez de Prado (conquistador)

Juan Nuñez de Prado was born in Badajoz, in the Extremadura region of Spain. He moved to Peru in the early 1540s, and became a supporter of Gonzalo Pizarro, taking part on his side in the civil wars. Before 1548 he had been appointed Alcade of th ...

                                               

Beatriz de Palacios

Nicknamed "La Parda" by her companions due to the tone of her skin Pardo being a type of brown, she was one of the first people of African descent to establish herself in the new world. Her date of birth is not clear. She arrived to the new world ...

                                               

Rodrigo de Vivero y Velasco

Rodrigo de Vivero y Velasco was a Spanish colonial officer from New Spain who was related to Luis de Velasco, second Viceroy of New Spain. In 1563 he married Alonso Valientes widow named Melchora de Aberrucia. As a result, he abolished the encomi ...

                                               

Gardar Svavarsson

Gardarr Svavarsson was a Norseman who briefly resided in Iceland, according to the Sagas. He is said to be the second Scandinavian to reach the island of Iceland after Naddod. He and his family appear in the Icelandic Sagas with the principal sou ...

                                               

Johan Fredrik Victorin

Johan Fredrik Victorin was a noted Swedish zoologist and explorer in South Africa. He died at only 24 years of age, soon after returning from his African trip, having collected a large number of natural history specimens including over 2000 insec ...

                                               

Archias of Pella

Archias, son of Anaxidotus from Pella, was a Macedonian officer and geographer who served as Trierarch under Admiral Nearchus. Archias was despatched with a galley of 30 oars, and reached the island of Tylos. Tylos, Archias reported, was "about a ...

                                               

Jonny Kim

Jonathan Kim is a United States Navy lieutenant, physician, and NASA astronaut. He was accepted into NASA Astronaut Group 22 in June 2017, and graduated from the training program in January 2020.

                                               

4.722 Hours

4.722 Hours is the fifth episode of the third season of the American television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., revolving around the character of Jemma Simmons, a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent who is stranded on an alien planet. It is set in the Marvel Cinem ...

                                               

The Ambassadors of Death

The Ambassadors of Death is the third serial of the seventh season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in seven weekly parts on BBC1 from 21 March to 2 May 1970. Written by Trevor Ray, Terrance D ...

                                               

The Android Invasion

The Android Invasion is the fourth serial of the thirteenth season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast on BBC1 in four weekly parts on BBC1 from 22 November to 13 December 1975. The serial is set ...

                                               

The Brain of Colonel Barham

The Brain of Colonel Barham is an episode of the original The Outer Limits television show. It first aired on 2 January 1965, during the second season.

                                               

Cold Hands, Warm Heart

Cold Hands, Warm Heart is an episode of the original The Outer Limits television show. It first aired on September 26, 1964, during the second season. The episode features William Shatner in the lead role as a space explorer, not long before he w ...

                                               

The Feast of Axos

Evelyn Smythe – Maggie Stables Thomas Brewster – John Pickard The Doctor – Colin Baker David Brock – Chook Sibtain Campbell Irons/Svenni Nilson – John Banks Joanna Slade – Andree Bernard Philippe Lefevre – Duncan Wisbey Craig Swanson – Peter Forb ...

                                               

Green Lantern: Earth One

Green Lantern: Earth One is an original graphic novel published by DC Comics as part of the Earth One line. The series is written by Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko, with art by Hardman. Volume One of the series was released on March 20, 2018.

                                               

I Just Wasnt Made for These Times (Defiance)

"I Just Wasnt Made for These Times" is the eighth episode of the first season of the American science fiction series Defiance, and the series eighth episode overall. It was aired on June 10, 2013. The episode was written by Clark Perry and it was ...

                                               

The Man with the Power (The Outer Limits)

An experiment endows a college professor with powerful telekinetic abilities, which his subconscious mind uses to destroy his enemies, including his employer, Dean Radcliffe.

                                               

Memory Lane (audio drama)

The Eighth Doctor, Charley Pollard and Crizz arrive in a suburban street which appears to be endless, and every house on it is identical. When they lose track of which house the TARDIS is in, the need to escape from this humdrum hell - and to dis ...

                                               

One Small Step (Star Trek: Voyager)

One Small Step is the 128th episode of the television series Star Trek: Voyager, the eighth episode of the sixth season. This television episode aired on UPN on November 17, 1999.

                                               

Specimen: Unknown

For centuries, Man has looked to the skies and sought to uncover the mystery of the universe. The telescope brought into focus the craters on the Moon and the canals on Mars, but it was limited, and Mans insistent hunger for knowledge and experie ...

                                               

Alonso de Caceres

Alonso de Caceres y Retes was a Spanish conquistador and governor-captain of Santa Marta, who traveled extensively throughout the Americas from Mexico, south through Central America, and as far as Peru. He was one of the most active soldiers in t ...

                                               

Luis Fajardo de Cordoba

Don Luis Fajardo de Cordoba was a Spanish Conquistador, military and nobleman. He was a second son of Don Luis Fajardo, 2nd Marquis of Los Velez and Doña Leonor Fernandez de Cordoba. He was Captain-General of the Armada of the Ocean Sea, Conquero ...

                                               

Famous Thirteen

The Famous Thirteen were a group of 16th century Spanish conquistadors that participated in the Spanish conquest of Peru along with their leader, Francisco Pizarro. In 1527 Pizarro and his men were waiting on the Isla del Gallo, in bad conditions ...

                                               

Hernando Martel

Hernando Martel was a Spanish conquistador, judge, politician and military officer, born in Seville, Spain. He conquered and pacified much of the region known today as Lagos de Moreno.

                                               

Manuel Martin (conquistador)

Manuel Martin was a Spanish nobleman, conquistador, notary public of Asuncion, Santa Fe, and Buenos Aires during the Viceroyalty of Peru.

                                               

Pedro Pizarro

Pedro Pizarro was a Spanish chronicler and conquistador. He took part in most events of the Spanish conquest of Peru and wrote an extensive chronicle of them under the title Relacion del descubrimiento y conquista de los reinos del Peru, which he ...

                                               

Diego de Sandoval

Don Diego de Sandoval y la Mota was a Spanish explorer and conquistador. Sandoval was born in the town of Santa Olalla, near Toledo, around 1505. His parents, Gonzalo de Sandoval y San Pedro and Ines de la Mota, belonged to established Toledan fa ...

                                               

Elena Fisher

Elena Fisher is a fictional character in the Uncharted series, developed by Naughty Dog. Elena appears in four video games in the main series: Uncharted: Drakes Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception, and the final ins ...

                                               

Freya Crescent

Freya Crescent is a character in the 2000 video game Final Fantasy IX, where she is one of the main characters.

                                               

Boris Chukhnovsky

Boris Grigoryevich Chukhnovsky was a Russian and Soviet pilot and Arctic explorer. He participation in the rescue of the Airship Italia in 1928 and in the search of the Sigizmund Levanevsky airplane in 1937-1938. He also created, together with Ro ...

                                               

Jan Jacobszoon May van Schellinkhout

May was born in the small village of Schellinkhout, just east of the town of Hoorn in North Holland. He appears to be the brother of Cornelis Jacobsz May, the first director of New Netherland. The brothers were cousins of the in those days far mo ...

                                               

Cornelis Nay

Cornelis Corneliszoon Nay was a Dutch navigator and explorer who attempted to discover the Northeast Passage from Europe to the Far East. Nay hailed from Enkhuizen in The Netherlands. In June 1594, he set out from the Dutch island of Texel with a ...

                                               

Boone Trail

Between 1913 and 1938, Joseph Hampton Rich, a resident of Mocksville, North Carolina, took it upon himself to keep the memory of Daniel Boone and his travels alive. He did this by placing 358 metal tablets between Virginia Beach, Virginia and San ...

                                               

Daniel Boone Home

The Daniel Boone Home is a historic site in Defiance, Missouri, United States. The house was built by Daniel Boones youngest son Nathan Boone, who lived there with his family until they moved further south in 1837. The Boones had moved there from ...

                                               

Daniel Boone Homestead

The Daniel Boone Homestead, the birthplace of American frontiersman Daniel Boone, is a museum and historic house that is administered by the Friends of the Daniel Boone Homestead near Birdsboro, Berks County, Pennsylvania in the United States. It ...

                                               

Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead

The Buffalo Bill Cody Homested is the boyhood home of Buffalo Bill Cody, a government scout and Wild West showman. The homestead is located in the broad valley of the Wapsipinicon River Valley south of McCausland, Iowa, United States, in rural Sc ...

                                               

Rome, Kansas

Rome was a short-lived postbellum frontier settlement in Ellis County, Kansas, United States. Rome is famous for its Association with the early career of the plains its founder, William Frederick "Buffalo bill" Cody. Rome was the first city creat ...

                                               

Alamo, Tennessee

Alamo is a town in Crockett County, Tennessee. Its population was 2.461 at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census. Alamo, for historical reasons, is the county seat of Crockett County. Alamo is located in the central part of West Tennessee, about 30 mi ...

                                               

Crockett High School (Crockett, Texas)

Crockett High School is a public high school located in Crockett, Texas and classified as 3A school by the UIL. It is part of the Crockett Independent School District located in central Houston County. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" ...

                                               

David Crockett Elementary School (Marshall, Texas)

David Crockett Elementary School is a K-6 school and part of the Marshall Independent School District in Harrison County in the U.S. state of Texas. It was built 1954-1955 by the Eckert-Fair Construction Company at a cost of 9.782, with the initi ...

                                               

Davy Crockett Lake (Crockett County, Tennessee)

Davy Crockett Lake is an 87-acre body of water located on Tennessee State Route 152 in Crockett County in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It was originally named Humboldt Lake. It is a fishing lake home to catfish and largemouth bass.

                                               

Davy Crockett Lake (Fannin County, Texas)

Davy Crockett Lake is a 355-acre impounded body of water in the Caddo National Grassland on Dixon and Sandy creeks. It is located on FM 409, 14 miles northeast of Bonham in Fannin County in the U.S. state of Texas. The lake has two geographical f ...

                                               

Davy Crockett Lake (Greene County, Tennessee)

Davy Crockett Lake is a 383-acre body of water impounded by Nolichucky Dam on the Nolichucky River, 7 miles south of Greeneville in Greene County in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is also known as the Davy Crockett Reservoir and is maintained by ...

                                               

Crockett, Texas

Crockett is a city and the county seat of Houston County, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 6.950. Houston County is the oldest county and Crockett the 5th oldest city in Texas.

                                               

Disneys Davy Crockett Ranch

The Disneys Davy Crockett Ranch is a campground at Disneyland Paris which consists of 595 cabins in a quiet, wooded area located outside the perimeters of the main resort. The ranch is about a 15-minute drive from the theme parks. Cabins include ...

                                               

Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Lawrenceburg is a city in and the county seat of Lawrence County, Tennessee, United States, The largest city on the states southern border between Chattanooga and Memphis, it lies on the banks of Shoal Creek. The population was 10.428 at the 2010 ...