On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1769

Historical Events

Historic Event

British ship Endeavour captained by James Cook, arrives in Matavia Bay, Tahiti, with botanist Joseph Banks on board

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Lawrence, English portrait painter, born in Bristol, England (d. 1830)
1769 Highlights

About April 13, 1769

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 253 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries