Falklands Day

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Falklands Day
United Kingdom
Falklands Day

On August 14, Falklands Day is observed, commemorating the initial sighting of the Falkland Islands on this day in 1592 by the English navigator and explorer, John Davis, aboard his 120-ton vessel 'Desire'. John Davis (1550-1605) played a significant role as one of the principal navigators under Queen Elizabeth I.