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, French naval commander and national hero under Louis XIV, Marshal of France, born in Paris, France (d. 1701)
Born in 1642
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About November 24, 1642

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 380 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius