james cook

27th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1728 James Cook (first European to explore New Zealand and much of Australia)

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Died:

1505 Ivan The Great (Russian Prince who conquered Lithuania)

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On This Day:

2017 Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain (doesn’t succeed) 

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Have a good Saturday, 27th October

14th February – On This Day In History

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Born:

1951 Kevin Keegan (football / soccer player and manager)

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Died:

1779 Captain James Cook (explorer and navigator)

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On This Day:

1859 Oregon becomes the 33rd State of the USA

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Have a good Wednesday , 14th February

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8th October – On This Day In History

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Born:

1949 Sigourney Weaver (actress – Alien)

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Died:

1793 John Hancock (US statesman and merchant)

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On This Day:

1769 Captain James Cook lands in New Zealand at Poverty Bay

Have a good Thursday, 8th October

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