What flag was Columbus flying when he discovered America?

Answer Christopher Columbus found the support for his expedition to find a trade route to the Indies from the king and queen of Spain. His three ships--the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria--all sailed ... Read More »

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When were the Fiji Islands discovered& who discovered them?

The original inhabitants of the islands of Fiji came from Melanesia some 3,500 years ago. Dutch explorer Abel Janzsoon Tasman sighted the northeast islands of Fiji in 1643. British Captain James Co... Read More »

Which explorer discovered the Fountain of Youth in America?

Juan Ponce de Leon, an explorer from Spain closely associated with the Fountain of Youth, searched for the island of Bimini in the Bahamas in 1513. He was looking for riches and may have been searc... Read More »

When was the GMO discovered?

Genetically modified organisms, or GMO, were first discovered in 1973. The discovery of DNA and the recombinant microbe helped in the discovery of GMO. The development of GMO can be used to prevent... Read More »

When was RDX discovered?

RDX, which is commonly found in explosives, was discovered in the late 1890s. It was first considered for use as a medicine until the 1920s when it was found to be explosive.Source:University of No... Read More »