On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1642

Historical Events

  • Able Tasman's ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out from Batavia

Famous Birthdays

  • Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, monarch of Florence (1670-1723), born in Pitti Palace, Florence, Tuscany (d. 1723)
1642 Highlights

About August 14, 1642

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 379 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo