Dutch Discover Australia

An illustration of Dirk Hartog nailing the inscribed pewter plate in Dirk Hartog Island, Australia
An illustration of Dirk Hartog nailing the inscribed pewter plate in Dirk Hartog Island, Australia

Date taken: October 25, 1616
Location: Dick Hartog Island, Australia

Source: The Daily Telegraph

Historical Events

  • 1616-10-25 Dutch East India Company ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartog Island, Australia

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