On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1642

Historical Events

Murder of Interest

4 of Abel Tasman's crew killed at Wharewharangi (Murderers) Bay by Māori; Tasman's ships depart without landing

1642 Highlights

About December 19, 1642

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 379 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius