On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1642

Historical Events

Historic Discovery

Dutch explorer Abel Tasman discovers Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, earl of Tourville/knight/admiral/marshal
1642 Highlights

About November 24, 1642

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 379 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius