On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1769

Historical Events

DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Captain James Cook lands in New Zealand (Poverty Bay)

Explorer James Cook
James Cook

1769 Highlights

About October 8, 1769

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 251 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra