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What Happened on October 27, 1728

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Person of interestJames Cook

James Cook, British explorer, navigator and cartographer who was the first European to explore much of Australia, the Pacific Islands and New Zealand, born in Marton, Yorkshire, England (d. 1779)

Explorer James Cook
Explorer
James Cook

1728 Highlights

About October 27, 1728

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 292 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio