The Magellan-Elcano Expedition, the Earliest known to Circumnavigate the World, Reached Zamboanga City in 1521

Did you know? The city of Zamboanga became part of the earliest known circumnavigation of the world. And this month, we celebrate the quincentennial of this event. Ferdinand Magellan led a voyage in 1519 and was concluded by a Spanish navigator Juan Sebastian Elcano in 1522. The Magellan-Elcano expedition was the earliest known to circumnavigate…
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