On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1771

Historical Events

Voyage of Discovery

The Endeavour captained by James Cook, with Joseph Banks aboard, returns from its first voyage to the Pacific after two years

1771 Highlights

About July 12, 1771

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 250 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer