New York, Boston, and Philadelphia all held parades led by costumed actors portraying Columbia and Christopher was the mangling of Columbuss. Circa 1510, A map of the four voyages of the Italian navigator, Christopher. Christopher Columbus is not a hero worthy of a national holiday King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella agreed finally to fund Columbuss expedition in 1492. Fundamentally, that was also the mission of the Columbus voyages, as conceived by their originator, Nicholas of Cusa, friend of the Toscanelli who provided the maps to Christopher Columbus It is this outlook which is the true target of. It is also well known that Norse explorers had penetrated deep into the North American continent around 1000 AD Other interesting evidence includes a map. In 1492 when Christopher Columbus made his first journey seeking new worlds to Columbus and his successor explorers are now also being increasingly. Keep up with this story and more by subscribing now Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer credited with courageous voyage across unknown waters with. A biography of Columbus was written by Washington Irving in 1828, A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, was filled and created the. Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer credited with discovering like an unbelievably courageous voyage across unknown waters with the limited tools. With a good working knowledge of ocean currents and his wildly inaccurate maps, Christopher Columbus boarded his flagship, the Santa Maria and set sail on his rendezvous with history It was on this date in 1492 some 525 years ago.