April 4, 1581: Francis Drake completes his circumnavigation of the globe to much fanfare. It wasn’t long, however, before people started to avoid the explorer after he began insisting on showing anyone his dysentery collection.

April 4, 1581: Francis Drake completes his circumnavigation of the globe to much fanfare. It wasn’t long, however, before people started to avoid the explorer after he began insisting on showing anyone his dysentery collection.