In honor of Columbus Day, here are 10 things you may have not known about Christopher Columbus.

1. He didn't set out to prove the earth was round

2. Columbus was likely not the first European to cross the Atlantic Ocean

3. Three countries refused to back Colmbus' voyage

4. Nina & Pinta were not the actual names of two of Columbus' three ships

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Article Courtesy: History.com

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