Сегодня родился Юрий Лесянский
On August 13 in 1773 Yury Lisyansky was born. This is a legendary Russian seafarer and a researcher, the captain of the first rank. Lisyansky together with Ivan Krusenstern made the first Russian round-the-world expedition on the boats "Hope" and "Neva". Besides, Lisyansky commanded the "Neva" and discovered one of the Hawaiian Islands named for him (Lisyansky's island). Yury Lisyansky was the first person who described Hawaii in his book "Trip round the world".