Profile of the Day: Christopher Columbus
Today the United States celebrates Columbus Day! The holiday commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World in 1492, sailing across the Atlantic with his ships the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. Although his is technically not the first to arrive to the American continent, Columbus’s expeditions played a significant role in Spain’s colonization of the New World.
Christopher Columbus is connected to over 70 million people in Geni’s World Family Tree. How are you related to the famous explorer?