- Juan Ro·drí·guez [rod-ree-ges] /rɒdˈri gɛs/, Joao Rodrigues Cabrilho, 1499?–1543, Spanish explorer, born in Portugal: discovered California.
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He joined the local Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club there and by 1977 had reached the membership rank of commodore.The Billionaire and the Fugitive
Meir Doron, Joseph Gelman
July 23, 2011
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There Cabrillo died and the command devolved on Bartolome Ferrelo.History of the State of California
John T. Frost
Cabrillo felt his way along it in 1542, claiming it for Spain.
Upper California was discovered in 1548, by Cabrillo, a Spanish navigator.What I Saw in California
Cabrillo tells of the Indians with whom he held communication.The Old Franciscan Missions Of California
George Wharton James
Cabrillo visited the island of Santa Rosa in 1542 and found a numerous and thriving people.Art in Shell of the Ancient Americans
William H. Holmes