How Did Captain James Cook Die?

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James Cook died at the age of 50 on February 14, 1779.
Captain James Cook was an English naval explorer whose expeditions in the 1770s charted much of the lands of the Pacific, including New Zealand, Australia and Hawaii. The son of an agricultural worker, Cook was apprenticed to shipbuilders and joined the... More>>
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Hawaii.
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The inhabitants of the island, while friendly to begin with killed Cook
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Kealakekua Bay-Big Island-i hiked by the spot (or at least the monument)great snorkeling-i saw in "one spot" about 50 yards from the shore and Heiau, dolphin, a ray, turtles
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James Cook was a successful captain because he was one of the first to introduce a diet that enabled his men to avoid the dreaded "scurvy", literally the scourge of sailors
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In February, 1779 at the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) Captain Cook was killed in a fight with islanders over the theft of a boat. They had previously argued and the natives were stealing from their boats. Captain Cook retaliated but was killed by a fatal stab wound on his back.
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