History 101 for March 27th, 2012

1512: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon first laid eyes on…

…Florida. He noted the occasion by sending a postcard to the folks back home.

and speaking of Florida, which of course, looks like this on the map –

it was on this day in 1998 The FDA approved Viagra.

and in “Oldies History: 1973 “Rolling Stone” reports that this musician had changed his name to Devadip, which means “The lamp of the light of the Supreme.” It was Carlos Santana.