On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1768

Historical Events

Historic Event

Captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England, on his first voyage on board the Endeavour, bound for the Pacific Ocean

1768 Highlights

About August 25, 1768

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 253 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo