On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1777

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kiritimati, also called Christmas Island, is discovered by James Cook

Explorer James Cook
James Cook

1777 Highlights

About December 24, 1777

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 243 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn