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Captain James Cook arrives in the Islands.
Population of the Hawaiian Islands estimated to be between 150,000-400,000.
Captain Cook leaves behind Hawaii's first three goats - a ram and two ewes - during his visit to Ni`ihau.
Captain Cook and his officers and crew, writing in their journals, introduce the written word to Hawai`i.
France joins the American Revolutionary War against Britain.
French thinkers Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Denis Diderot die.
La Scala opera house opens in Milan.
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