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Muhammad XII Surrenders Granada To Spanish Forces

Today on January 2, 1492, Muhammad XII finally capitulates to Spanish forces after the long Siege of Granada, marking the official end of the Reconquista....
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Ferdinand Magellan Dies During A Skirmish On Mactan Island

Today on April 27, 1521, Portuguese-explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed during a skirmish with an indigenous tribe on Mactan Island. The expedition led by Ferdinand...
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Spanish Conquistadors Surprise Attack The Incas At Cajamarca

Today on November 16, 1532, a small detachment of Spanish conquistadors brought the entire Inca Empire to heel at the Battle of Cajamarca. The Battle...

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