On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1777

Historical Events

Historic Event

Captain James Cook arrives at Queen Charlotte Sound, New Zealand, aboard Resolution, on his 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, German poet (d. 1843)
1777 Highlights

About February 12, 1777

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius