By 1497, North America was already known to the world, having been discovered years earlier. However, in 1497, John Cabot (Giavanni Caboto), from Venice, discovered Newfoundland and claimed it for the English crown.
Yes. He discovered the coast of North America in 1497.
You are thinking of John Cabot.
In 1497 John Cabot discovered parts of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England.
Amerigo Vespucci in 1497
Vasco da Gama was the first to discover the route to Asia in 1497.
In the summer of 1497, he crossed the Atlantic and discovered the mainland of North America-probably the Labrador coast.
The Atlantic region of Canada was discovered by John Cabot in 1497.
John Cabot discovered the Grand Banks
The Italian born Giovanni Caboto (better known as John Cabot) founded Newfoundland in 1497 on a ship called the Matthew
vasco de gama
John Cabot claimed North America for England in 1497.
Exploring is important, and is how everything is discovered or found. John Cabot was the first European explorer to reach Canada in 1497
First of all it was 1492, and it was Christapher Columbus. Columbus was European, and traveled what was known of the world at that time with his uncle. Also Columbus was Italian.