September 6, 1522 CE – Victoria Sails into Port in Spain, Arriving as the First Ship to Circumnavigate the World

September 6, 1522 CE – Victoria Sails into Port in Spain, Arriving as the First Ship to Circumnavigate the WorldRate this post *Image Credit: Wikipedia Launched in 1519, the Spanish expedition led by Ferdinand Magellan set out to be the first in history to make it all the way around the world. Of the five ships that left, only one, the Victoria would make it back to Spain, docking in Sanlucar de Barrameda on September 6th, 1522. Having covered more than 42,000 miles of ocean — more than half of it completely unfamiliar — the leaking boat only managed to return thanks to the crew working day and night to […]