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Renée Vivien
Renée Vivien was a British poet who wrote in the French language.
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James Cook runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef11.6.1770

Wikipedia (03 Jun 2013, 14:28)
On 11 June 1770, the HM Bark Endeavour, captained by explorer James Cook, ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef, sustaining considerable damage. Lightening the ship and re-floating it during an incoming tide eventually saved it.
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