On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1606

Historical Events

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

About February 26, 1606

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 414 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces