One of the more promising theories is actually that it was named after Richard Ameryk, who owned the ship that John Cabot used in his exploratory voyages to the coasts of North America in 1497.
There is also the small issue that naming conventions of the time essentially dictated that lands should only be named after the given name in honor of royalty. Hence Virginia, Maryland, Jamestown, Georgia, and so forth.
Not to mention that Amerigo Vespucci's given name was actually Alberigo, and there is no record of him going by Amerigo until after the continents were named.
In short, gtfo with this bs.
For the original quiz maker - Holding down "Alt" and pressing 253 on the number pad will give you the correct ²
The first flight at Kitty Hawk was not really that big of a deal. Had it stopped there. But it didn't. The Wright Brothers made huge improvements over the next few years and by 1906 were building planes capable of freely maneuvering and flying for over a hundred miles.
Meanwhile, in Europe, people had seen various gliders and other airplane-like things. They were very skeptical of the Wright Brothers. That skepticism was utterly shattered in 1908 when the Wright Brothers came to Paris and demonstrated their Model A plane. French aviator Léon Delagrange saw their remarkable achievements and said "we are beaten".
Claims about Santos Dumont or other aviation pioneers being first are just silly.
There is no consensus that he was Christ, i.e. the messiah.
(yes, I know Einstein could count, too)
Why don't you just remove Isabel and replace her with Isaac from the Bible and make this "Men in History?