This Day in History Entry #64

May 4th, 2010 by Wordsman

Portugal was of ill humor full
Screamed ’til faces turned blue—no, purple
“All this brand-new terrain—
Why should it go to Spain?
If you ask me, all this is just bull!”

Event: Pope Alexander VI issues the papal bull Inter caetera, granting rights to the majority of the New World to Spain
Year: 1493
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