Historical Events for Year 1769

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Apr 22nd - Madame du Barry becomes King Louis XV's "official" mistress
Jun 4th - A transit of Venus is followed five hours later by a total solar eclipse, the shortest such interval in history.
Jun 7th - Daniel Boone begins exploring Bluegrass State of Kentucky
Jul 14th - The de Portolá Expedition establishes a base in California, and sets out to find the Port of Monterey (now Monterey, California).
Jul 16th - Father Junipero Serra founds Mission San Diego, 1st mission in Calif
Aug 18th - Gunpowder in Brescia Italy church explodes, killing 3,000
Sep 18th - John Harris of Boston, Massachusetts, builds 1st spinet piano
Oct 8th - Captain James Cook is the first European to land in New Zealand (Poverty bay)
Dec 12th - Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee
Captain/Explorer James CookCaptain/Explorer James Cook Dec 13th - Dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter

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