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Francisco Pizarro

Francisco Pizarro is the Spanish conquistador known for conquering Peru's Inca Empire and founding the city of Lima in 1535. Little is known about his early years, but it's thought he was an illitera…

Francisco "Pancho" Villa

The Question: What was Francisco "Pancho" Villa's real name, and/or birth name? The Answer: Thanks for e-mailing Information Please. Mexican rev…

Francisco Afan DELGADO

DELGADO, Francisco Afan, a Resident Commissioner from the Philippine Islands; born in Bulacan Province, Philippine Islands, January 25, 1886; studied at San Juan de Letran, Ateneo de Manila, Co…

The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

The worst natural disaster in U.S. history by Chris Frantz San Francisco, California, April 1906 Related Links Almanac: San Francisco San Francisco Ce…

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez is the dark-eyed former Disney Channel star who moved on to become a grown-up pop singer and actress. Selena Gomez was a kiddie regular on the TV show Barney and Friends (along with Demi …

Lefty Gomez

Lefty GomezBorn: Nov. 26, 1908Baseball LHP 4-time 20-game winner with NY Yankees; holds World Series record for most wins (6) without a defeat; pitched on 5 world championship clubs in 1930s.D…

Scott Gomez

Scott GomezBorn: Dec. 23, 1979Hockey C Alaska native and only Hispanic NHL 1st-round draft pick (27th selection in 1998); scored 70 points in 2000 to win the Calder Trophy as NHL Rookie of the…

Hernando De Soto

Hernando de Soto was a Spanish conquistador who landed in present-day Florida in 1539, then tore around the southeastern and midwestern parts of North America until he died in 1542. Little is known o…

John Jefferson DE HAVEN

DE HAVEN, John Jefferson, a Representative from California; born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., March 12, 1849; moved to California in 1853 with his parents, who settled in Humboldt Count…

Francisco Menendez

Francisco Menendezmilitary leader and former slaveBirthplace: Mandingo, Africa Born in Africa, Francisco Menendez was brought to America as a slave in the early 1700s. He escaped and fled fro…