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What Happened on December 13, 1577

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England on a circumnavigation of the world

Admiral and Navigator Francis Drake
Admiral and Navigator
Francis Drake

1577 Highlights

About December 13, 1577

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 443 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius