On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1771

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

James Cook sails Endeavour back to Downs, England

Explorer James Cook
Explorer
James Cook
Botanist and explorer Joseph Banks
Botanist and explorer
Joseph Banks

1771 Highlights

About July 12, 1771

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 249 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer