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05/04/1722 The Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen discovers Easter Island

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Roggeveen arrived at an unknown island on Easter Sunday, so he called it Easter Island. He reported seeing 2,000-3,000 inhabitants. Also registered the presence of the Moai statues but he thought they were earthen and didn't pay much attention to them.