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What Happened on December 17, 1845

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Explorer and Naturalist Ludwig Leichhardt
Explorer and Naturalist
Ludwig Leichhardt

1845 Highlights

About December 17, 1845

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 175 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius