Who led the first expedition around the world?

Who led the first expedition around the world?

Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) was a Portuguese explorer who led the first expedition that sailed around the Earth (1519-1522).

When was the French American War?

The French and Indian War was the North American conflict that was part of a larger imperial conflict between Great Britain and France known as the Seven Years’ War. The French and Indian War began in 1754 and ended with the Treaty of Paris in 1763.

How many gallons of water are in Lake Superior?

In the area west of Marquette, Michigan. Water Volume: 3,000,000,000,000,000 gallons of 440 trillion cubic feet or 10% of the world’s fresh water. Enough to flood North and South America to one foot deep. See story about Lake Superior ice coverage March 2009.

How long does it take for a baby to walk?

She’ll learn to sit, roll over, and crawl before moving on to pulling up and standing at about 9 months. From then on, it’s a matter of gaining confidence and balance. Most babies take their first steps sometime between 9 and 12 months and are walking well by the time they’re 14 or 15 months old.

Who came up with the word Google?

Google came from the mathematical term googol. It’s the number one followed by one hundred zeros. In its earliest version, Sergey Brin and Larry Page named their search engine “Back Rub.” They changed the name to Google, which stems from the mathematical term “googol.”

Can you go blind from looking at a solar eclipse?

While it may be tempting to brush off warnings against looking up at this eclipse bare-eyed, don’t: The light of an eclipse really can damage your eyes — though warnings of total blindness are likely overstated. The condition is called solar retinopathy, and it occurs when bright light from the sun floods the retina

Who owned the Arlington National Cemetery?

George Washington Parke Custis, grandson of Martha Washington, acquired the land that now is Arlington National Cemetery in 1802, and began construction of Arlington House. The estate passed to Custis’ daughter, Mary Anna, who had married United States Army officer Robert E. Lee.

Why did a Cleveland Browns fan ask for 6 players to be his pallbearers at his funeral?

So they could let him down one last time.