What happened yesterday… in history?

Some very notable facts that happened on January 18… that I found particularly interesting!

1778 Captain James Cook discovers the Hawaiian Islands, naming them the ‘Sandwich Islands’ after the First Lord of the Admiralty, Lord Sandwich

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1910 Aviator Eugene Ely performs his first successful take off and landing from a ship in San Francisco.

Can you believe man has been flying just a little over 100 years and now we are “visiting” Mars? And have astronauts living in the ISS… in  S P A C E ??


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