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What Happened on July 13, 1772

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Captain James Cook begins 2nd voyage aboard the Resolution to the South Seas to search for Terra Australis (Southern continent)

Explorer James Cook
James Cook

1772 Highlights

About July 13, 1772

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 248 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer