September 6, 1535
Sep 6, 1535 - French explorer Jacques Cartier discovered the Île-aux-Coudres during the second of his three voyages. Jacques Cartier, navigator (born between 7 June and 23 December 1491 in Saint-Malo, France; died 1 September 1557 in Saint-Malo, France). From 1534 to 1542, Cartier led three maritime expeditions to the interior of the Gulf of the St. Lawrence River.
"I am inclined to believe that this is the land God gave to Cain.” Jacques Cartier