On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1776

Historical Events

Historic Event

Captain James Cook departs Plymouth, England helming HMS Resolution, beginning his 3rd and final trip to the Pacific

1776 Highlights

About July 12, 1776

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 245 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer