Captain James Cook became the first European to visit the Hawaiian Islands on Jan 18, 1778.
The English navigator Captain James Cook and his crew, including the botanist Joseph Banks, landed in Australia, at Stingray Bay, which was later named Botany Bay on this day 28th April, 1770 (Captain James Cook, Born in Marton, 1779, Botany Bay)
It's a continent. Some Flat Earth believers claim Captain James Cook traveled 60,000 miles around the Antarctica circle. No, the entire voyage lasted three years and eight days covering more than 60,000 miles and included the distance to and from England. The distance around Antarctica is 11,000 miles #FlatEarth
The map made by Captain James Cook in the 'Endeavour' upon circumnavigating New Zealand. - Capt. James Cook; b. 1728 Marten, UK; British explorer, navigator, cartographer
Statue of Captain James Cook stands looking toward the future in Hyde Park, Sydney, Australia
James Cook – Wikipedia
Captain James Cook (1728–1779) formerly claimed eastern Australia for Great Britain, naming it New South Wales, on this day 21st August, 1770
Captain James Cook became the first European to visit Hawaii on January 18th, 1778.
Captain James Cook Nathaniel Dance-Holland (1735-1811British) Canvas Art - Nathaniel Dance-Holland (24 x 36)
The Death of Captain James Cook, 14 February 1779, by Johann Zoffany National Maritime Museum, c.1795. An unfinished painting showing the death of Captain James Cook, at Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii at the hands of an incensed crowd, during his third Pacific voyage in the ships 'Resolution' and 'Discovery', 1776–1780. Cook is shown lying on the ground in the centre of the painting, wearing a blue coat and white breeches. Cook was knifed in the shoulder and clubbed on the back of the head.