Trivia 28 October
- I think in the Philippines.Andrew
Tristan <nitsirtthecommie@...> wrote:Where did Magellan die?
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- Mactan Island, Cebu, Phillipines, April 27, 1521On 10/28/07, Andrew Jackson <dradjackson@...> wrote:
- Yes to both. On his round the world voyage, he stopped at the island of Homonhon, he befriended and baptized the king and queen, who convinced him to kill their rival on Mactan, the chief Lapu Lapu. Magellan's men were terribly outnumbered and could not use the armaments on their ships, due to the shallow water around the island. This came to be known as both the first Spanish incursion into the Phillipines and the first Phillipino resistance to foreign rule.
Dave Imrie <dave.imrie@...> wrote:Mactan Island, Cebu, Phillipines, April 27, 1521On 10/28/07, Andrew Jackson <dradjackson@ yahoo.com> wrote:
- No, but the straits did get their name because he was the first European to navigate the Strait.
David Sigler <dasigler@...> wrote: