In 1513 Ponce de Leon was living in Puerto Rico where he had recently served as Governor. He had explored, colonized and governed lands in the name of Spain and King Ferdinand for years and when rumors of the existence of unexplored islands to the northwest reached Spain, de Leon was asked to explore them.
The Historical Inebriant: Florida Punch
- 1 1/2oz Dark Rum
- 3/4 oz Cognac
- 1 1/2 Grapefruit Juice
- 1 1/2 Orange Juice
On this day in 1990 Nirvana recorded a demo at Smart Studios in Madison, WI. They would use the demo which included the songs “Lithium”, “In Bloom” and “Polly” to try to land their first major label deal. Their album Nevermind was released the following year by DCG Records.