This Day in History Entry #148

December 13th, 2011 by Wordsman

It took way longer than eighty days
And he wasn’t the first anyways
But to circle the girth
Of the entire Earth
Hey, let’s give Drake a smidgen of praise

Event: Francis Drake’s fleet departs from Plymouth. By the time he returned, he had circumnavigated the globe.
Year: 1577
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