On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1642

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

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

Explorer and Seafarer Abel Tasman
Explorer and Seafarer
Abel Tasman

Famous Birthdays

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