Ajax Loader On This Day | 13 December

On this day:

1642: Abel Tasman, a Dutch explorer and merchant, reached the coast of South Island in New Zealand
to become the first European to reach New Zealand

1795: Meteorite crashes into Wold Newton in Yorkshire, England.

Born on this day:

1902: Talcott Parsons, American sociologist

Gone on this day:

1784: Samuel Johnson, English author, lexicographer

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