Monthly Archives: August 2015

Conquest of Ceuta by the Portuguese (22 August, 1415)

In 22 August, 1415, Ceuta (in the North of Africa) was conquered by the Portuguese. Both the Battle of Ceuta and, in a larger sense, the era of European expansion were influenced by Henry the Navigator. Advertisements

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Battle of Aljubarrota

The Battle of Aljubarrota was fought between the John I of Portugal and the John I of Castile on 14 August 1385.

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Passarola

On 8 August 1709, Father Bartolomeu de Gusmão showed his invention (Passarola) to Portuguese King John V.

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