John Cabot

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Italian explorer who led the English expedition in 1497 that discovered the mainland of North America and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca

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The first European to discover the province was Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) in the late 15th century, but it was the lure of codfish that first attracted settlers in greater numbers 50 years later.
40 Hereford Giovanni Caboto, known in English as John Cabot, was an Italian navigator and explorer who is generally credited as the first European to discover North America in 1497.
Don't forget, Canada being a country that was "discovered" in 1497 by John Cabot (born Giovanni Caboto in Venice), our perception of time and man-made objects differs substantially from those across the ocean.
The Norse had explored and wintered in North America some 500 years before Giovanni Caboto, a Genoese explorer whom the British called John Cabot, rediscovered the land in 1497.
The school is named for Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot in English), the Italian explorer known to be the first European explorer to land in North America.