Historical Events in May 1497

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May 2 John Cabot's expedition departs Bristol searching for new lands across the Atlantic

Explorer John Cabot
Explorer
John Cabot

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May 10 Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for his first voyage to the New World (disputed)

  • May 13 Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola