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When did Vasco da Gama came to South Africa?

When did Vasco da Gama came to South Africa?

Vasco da Gama carried out 2 expeditions between 1497 and 1502. This feature focuses on the first, as it was during this expedition that Vasco da Gama’s crew landed in South Africa.

What did Vasco da Gama do in SA?

Vasco da Gama was best known for being the first to sail from Europe to India by rounding Africa’s Cape of Good Hope. Over the course of two voyages, beginning in 1497 and 1502, da Gama landed and traded in locales along the coast of southern Africa before reaching India on May 20, 1498.

Where did Vasco da Gama land in South Africa?

St. Helena Bay
On the 8th July 1497 four ships left Lisbon – the Sao Gabriel, on which da Gama sailed, the Sao Rafael, the Berrio, and a storeship. At the beginning of November 1497 the fleet anchored in St. Helena Bay. They reached the Cape of Good Hope region on the 7th November 1497, and rounded the Cape on the 22nd November 1497.

Who discovered South Africa?

1480s – Portuguese navigator Bartholomeu Dias is the first European to travel round the southern tip of Africa. 1497 – Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama lands on Natal coast. 1652 – Jan van Riebeeck, representing the Dutch East India Company, founds the Cape Colony at Table Bay.

Where does Vasco da Gama Football Club Play?

Vasco da Gama (South Africa) Vasco da Gama was a South African football club based in the Parow suburb of the city of Cape Town that played in the National First Division.

When was Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama founded?

Current season. Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama is a Brazilian football club that was founded on August 21, 1898 (although the professional football department started on November 5, 1915), by Portuguese immigrants, and it is still traditionally supported by the Portuguese community of Rio de Janeiro.

What are the statistics of Vasco da Gama?

Welcome to Vasco da Gama (South Africa – 1. Division) statistics. Below you find a lot of statistics for this team. Last and next matches, top scores, best players, under/over stats, handicap etc. 1. Di

Is there an app for Vasco da Gama?

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