On This Day

November 24, 1642 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

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

Explorer and Seafarer Abel Tasman
Explorer and Seafarer
Abel Tasman

Birthdays in History

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