On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1776

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Captain James Cook departs with Resolution for 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean

Explorer James Cook
James Cook

1776 Highlights

About July 12, 1776

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer