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What Happened on July 17, 1814

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Matthew Flinders publishes "A Voyage to Terra Australis", detailing his circumnavigation of Australia, first to name the continent Australia. He dies a day later. [1]

1814 Highlights

About July 17, 1814

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 207 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer