On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1770

Historical Events

Historic Discovery

British Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, lands at Botany Bay in Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat and minister of Foreign affairs, born in Kharkiv, Ukraine (d. 1837)

Famous Deaths

  • Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo, French dancer, dies at 60
1770 Highlights

About April 28, 1770

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 251 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus