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Erikson, Leif

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Leif Eriksson vs. Christopher Columbus
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Did a Viking explorer travel from Greenland to modern day Canada in the 11th century, beating Christopher Columbus by nearly 400 years? (02:25)
October 14, 2010 at 10:06 AM
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Leif Eriksson Day is 10/9 - The First European in North America?
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Hinga Digda Durgen! In 1964, a joint resolution of Congress declared October 9th as Leif Eriksson Day. Was Christopher Columbus really the first European to discover North America?  Many believe that Viking explorer Leif Eriksson deserves that credit... [more]
October 6, 2017 at 12:24 PM
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Vikings vs. Christopher Columbus | 3-Minute History
From YouTube, produced by Innovative History
Christopher Columbus is credited with discovering America, but there is evidence that a Viking explorer named Leif Eriksson was the first European to reach North America in 1000 AD. Why don't we credit Leif with the discovery of America? Most likely ... [more]
October 7, 2018 at 07:05 PM
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Leif Erikson Discovers America in 999 ( Leif Erikson Day is 10/9)
From YouTube, produced by Voices of the Past
Though not supposedly the first European to see America (that honor goes to Bjarni Herjólfsson), Leif Erikson is credited with being the first to make landfall on the American continent. As the saga tells it, Leif first sighted 'Vinland' (as it was l... [more]
October 6, 2019 at 01:03 PM
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Leif Ericson: The Boy Who Discovered America
From YouTube, produced by Phil Nibbelink
Released in Greece by Liberty International Entertainment and Cine Net Entertainment, in 2005. (01:24:57)
October 6, 2019 at 12:41 PM
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Vikings in America - The Story of Leif Erikson
From YouTube, produced by Stories of the Past
VIKINGS in America! Did you think Columbus was the first European in America? Not only was he not, the Vikings even fought battles with the Native Americans! (07:15)
October 6, 2019 at 01:07 PM
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