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On This Day In Philippine History. March 17, 1521.

On March 17, 1521 Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and 150 of his crew, landed on the shores of the Philippine Archipelago, they are the first European explorer to set foot in our country. 245 more words


Prof. Copernicus thinks I am right (Part 1)

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” 366 more words


Still On the High Seas: Tierra del Fuego and the Drake Passage

Greetings and salutations from the beautiful Crystal Symphony. Thought I’d say “hello” and tell you a little bit about what’s in store for us over the next few days. 610 more words


History Revisited, Veki Version

Kamakailan lang, naglabasan ang mga kung anik-anik (ano-ano)sa social media tungkol sa kakapusan ng kaalaman ng mga utaw (tao) sa kasaysayan ng Pilipinas (bakit laging nakaupo si Apolinario Mabini? 990 more words

Likaw Ng Utak

Twisted Terrifying Trip

November 1, 1520: Ferdinand Magellan’s ships enter a precarious stretch of water. Magellan, a Portuguese sailor christened Fernão de Magalhães in his native tongue, sailed for King Charles I of Spain. 553 more words


Snapshots: Mactan Shrine in Cebu

Mactan Island is a sprawling island paradise in the province of Cebu that calls to mind vestiges of precolonial Philippine history. The site of the historic battle between the island’s chieftain, Lapu-Lapu, and Spanish explorer Ferdinand Magellan, the island is now peppered with hotels and all sorts of establishment that cater to tourists stopping by via the Mactan International Airport, as well as neighboring islands. 182 more words


New Unit: Age of Discovery (1450-1700)

This week we begin a new unit-Age of Discovery (1450-1700). We will examine scientific discoveries, technological inventions, and visionaries who sparked an age of scientific innovations in Europe.   232 more words

Age Of Exploration