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What Happened on October 27, 1728

Famous Birthdays

James 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)

1728 Highlights

About October 27, 1728

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 293 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio