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Events in History


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Feb 4 Tycho Brahe & Johannes Kepler meet for first time near Prague

Astronomer Tycho Brahe
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Tycho Brahe
Astronomer Johannes Kepler
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Johannes Kepler
  • Feb 8 Vatican convicts scholar Giordano Bruno to death
  • Feb 17 Philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged with heresy.
  • Feb 19 The Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America.

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 2 Gabriel Naudé, French librarian and scholar (d. 1653)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 13 Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter (b. 1538)
  • Feb 15 Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
  • Feb 17 Giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake