| 1900: Britain annexed Tonga, the Friendly Islands
. | 1906: The 20km Simplon rail tunnel, between Switzerland and Italy, was officially opened.
Also on this day: 1657: Devoted entirely toadvertising Publick Advertiser first appeared in London with classified ads; 1802: Napoleon instituted the Legion d'honneur to be awarded for civil and military distinction of the highest order; 1900: Tonga, 'The Friendly Islands
', were annexed by Britain; 1909: The Simplon rail tunnel between Italy and Switzerland was opened; 1925: American civil rights leader Malcolm X was born; 1930: White women were given the vote in South Africa; 1997: A donkey in Canberra was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart for bravery in Galipoli in 1915.
GENERAL CARGO: Friendly Islands
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TODAY NATIONAL OF SARDINIA 1789: The crew of HMS Bounty, led by Fletcher Christian, mutinied in the Friendly Islands
in the South Seas, sailing for the Pitcairn Islands.
1900: Britain annexed Tonga, the Friendly Islands
. 1906: The 20km Simplon rail tunnel, between Switzerland and Italy, was officially opened.
1789: The crew of HMS Bounty, led by Fletcher Christian, mutinied in the Friendly Islands
in the South Seas, sailing for the Pitcain Islands.
We understand that you have in the past year acquired another milestone by overtaking a hotel in Tonga thus adding to the brand in the Friendly Islands
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SURF'S UP: Hawaii boasts some spectacular natural beauty; FRIENDLY ISLANDS
: Visitors are made very welccome
Zante is one of the more package-tour friendly islands
in the lonian Sea.
For an archipelago once labelled the Friendly Islands
by Captain James Cook, the riots were highly unusual.
Captain James Cook visited the islands in 1773 and 1777 and gave the archipelago the name "the Friendly Islands
" because of the gentle nature of the people he encountered.
1865 Ten years in South Central Polynesia; Being reminiscences of a personal mission to the Friendly Islands
and their dependencies.
Captain Cook named the place "The Friendly Islands
" because he was overwhelmed by the hospitality extended him.
Like Captain Cook of old, I knew I'd landed on the Friendly Islands
. Was she a do-gooder?