Historical Events in April 1770

  • Apr 12 Townsend Acts repealed
  • Apr 19 Amsterdam buys Van Aerssens family 1/3 part of Suriname

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Apr 19 British explorer Captain James Cook first sights Australia

Captain/Explorer James Cook
James Cook
  • Apr 20 Captain Cook arrives in New South Wales
  • Apr 28 British Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, lands at Botany Bay in Australia