On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1606

Historical Events

  • First known European landing in Australia by Dutch navigator Willem Janszoon at the Pennefather River, Cape York, northern Australia
1606 Highlights

About February 26, 1606

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 415 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces