On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1778

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Captain James Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering Straits

Explorer James Cook
James Cook

1778 Highlights

About August 9, 1778

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo