What Happened on April 28, 1770

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, lands at Botany Bay in Australia

Captain/Explorer James Cook
James Cook
Botanist and explorer Joseph Banks
Botanist and explorer
Joseph Banks

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs

Famous Deaths

  • Marie AC de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer, dies at 60