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What Happened on August 22, 1770

Historical Events

DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

James Cook's expedition lands on the east coast of Australia

Explorer James Cook
James Cook

1770 Highlights

About August 22, 1770

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 250 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo