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Vasco da Gama Reaches The Shores Near Calicut India

Today on May 20, 1498, Portuguese-explorer Vasco da Gama and his crew arrive at Calicut, India. Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira, was a...
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Captain James Cook First Spots The Eastern Coastline of Australia

Today on April 19th 1770, Captain James Cook becomes the first British explorer to spot Australia. Captain James Cook was Britain’s most accomplished and beloved...
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Captain James Cook discovers the Antarctic Circle

Today on January 17th 1773, Captain James Cook and his crew become the first to cross the Antarctic Circle. Captain James Cook was one of...

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