On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1845

Historical Events

Historic Event

German explorer Ludwig Leichhardt arrives in Port Essington after a nearly 4,800 km (3,000 mi) overland journey to explore Australia's Northern Territory

1845 Highlights

About December 17, 1845

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius