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About Jun 17, 1579

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 439 years, 4 months and 28 days

Historical Events

  • Anti-English uprising in Ireland

DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Sir Francis Drake lands on coast of California at Drakes Bay, names it "New Albion"

Vice Admiral and Navigator Francis Drake
Vice Admiral and Navigator
Francis Drake