Born: Feb 20, 1844 AD
Died: 1909? AD.
1844 - Born on February 20th in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Canadian seaman and adventurer who was the first man in recorded history to sail around the world singlehandedly.
1865 - He became a naturalized American citizen and settled in San Francisco.
1887 - His ship got wrecked and sold it to pay off his crew then built the Liberdade.
1889 - Published his book, Voyage of the Liberdade.
1894 - Wrote the book, Voyage of the Destroyer.
1895 - He made the first solo circumnavigation of globe.
1909 - He disappeared on November 14th while aboard his fishing boat.
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