This Day in History Entry #121

June 7th, 2011 by Wordsman

Before royal tempers could flare
The two countries decided to share
Ferdinand got the west
Portugal got the rest
How could anything else have been fair?

Event: Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas, dividing the New World between them
Year: 1494
Learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Tordesillas
See also: http://wordsman.org/2010/05/04/this-day-in-history-entry-64/

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