Henry Hudson was born in England in the year 1565.he never actually found what he was looking for. He spent his career searching for different routes to Asia but he ended up opening the door to further exploration and settlement of north America. there is little information available about the famous explorers life prior to his first journey as ships commander in 1607. It is believed that he learned about seafaring life ,first hand perhaps from fisherman or sailors!
Christopher Columbus was born October 21 ,1451
he estimated the earth to be spare and the distance between Canary islands and Japan to be about 2,300 miles. In actually ,the distance was 12,200 statue miles.Columbus first contact with the Americans was when he set foot in the Bahamian islands.he then traveled to Cuba believing it was China. Columbus and his brothers treated the natives harshly ,which ultimately led to his arrest and being striped of being titled as governor of the indies.