Gaspar Corte-Real, Portuguese navigator, makes the first documented European landing in North America since the Vikings in c. 1000 A.D.
23 years, 3 months, 22 days later
Verrazzano's expedition makes the first European entry into New York Bay and sights the island of Manhattan.
1 year, 2 months later
Henry VIII of England appoints his illegitimate son Henry Fitzroy Duke of Richmond and Somerset.
366 years, 9 months, 18 days later
Antonín Dvořák moves to the United States and becomes the director of the National Conservatory of Music of America in New York City.