In Leif Eriksson sailed to North America & landed in a place he named Vinland (now Newfoundland, CA); The US holds Leif Eriksson Day on 9 October each year to celebrate the European to set foot on North American soil.
Leif Erikson Day honors a viking explorer known as Leif Erikson. He is believed to be the first recorded Nordic person to have visited North America. It is believed that he visited places such as Baffin Island and Labrador around 1000 CE.
Viking age / Gravestone depicting Viking marauders, outside the ruins of Lindisfarne Priory, attacked in AD The men shown on this stone grave marker are Viking raiders. The Vikings look fierce and threatening.