What Happened on April 13, 1769

Historical Events

Cook Arrives in Tahiti

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)
Born in 1769
1769 Highlights

About April 13, 1769

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 254 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries