Panama History Timeline
 

Panama History Timeline

Panama History Timeline
Important people, dates and events in Panama
The Cuna, Choco and Guaymi
The Spanish settlers
Panama splits from Colombia and becomes independent
Opening of the Panama Canal
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    1502 Columbus sails on his fourth and last voyage to the New World (Honduras and Panama)  
         
    1502 Spanish explorer Rodrigo de Bastidas visits Panama, which was home to Cuna, Choco, Guaymi and other indigenous peoples  
         
    1509 Beginnings of slave trade to New World  
         
    1513 September 25: Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Spanish explorer, crossed the Isthmus of Panama and claimed the Pacific Ocean for Spain
He was named governor of Panama and the Pacific by King Ferdinand
 
         
    1514 1,500 Spanish settlers go to Panama  
         
    1519 - Panama becomes Spanish Vice-royalty of New Andalucia (later New Granada)  
         
    1522 First slave revolt in America occurs in Hispaniola  
         
    1566 Two million Indians die in South America of typhoid fever  
         
    1810 Overthrow of the king of Spain by Napoleon  
         
    1821 Panama becomes independent of Spain
Panama joins the confederacy of Gran Colombia which consists of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia
 
         
    1830 Panama becomes part of Colombia following the collapse of Gran Colombia  
         
    1850's The building of the Panama Railway which is the first Transcontinental railway of the New World crossing the isthmus from Colon to Panama City  
         
    1880s France makes a failed attempt to build a Canal to link the Atlantic and Pacific  
         
    1903 November 3 - Panama splits from Colombia and becomes fully independent
US buys rights to build Panama Canal and controls the waterway for nearly a century
 
         
    1915 15 August Official opening of the Panama Canal a massive achievement - the Panama Canal is 65 km ( 40 miles ) in length  
         
    1939 - Panama ceases to be a US protectorate  
         
    2000: 1 January Control of the canal passes from USA to Panama by the Torrijos-Carter treaty  
         
Panama History Timeline

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