Today in history, Christopher Columbus leaves Spain on his voyage to the new world in 1492.
Today in history, Mary Tudor (see picture below), the new Queen of England, enters London in 1553.
Today in history, Henry Hudson (see picture below) of England discovers a great bay on the east coast of Canada and names it for himself in 1610.
Today in history, Federal gunboats attack but do not capture Fort Gains, at the mouth of Mobile Bay, Alabama in 1864.
Today in history, Radio Shack unveils TRS-80 personal computer (see picture below), which with Apple and Commodore would form the Its price and Radio Shack’s established retail outlets made it a bestseller for several years.