Whose birthday am I celebrating on tattoo Tuesday?October 27, 2015
Captain James Cook, explorer, was born on October 27, 1728, in a small village near Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. His discoveries included the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii). He famously vowed, “to sail ‘as far as I think it possible for man to go.'”
On his third trip to Hawaii he was killed in an argument with the native people. And that was about as far as he could go.