On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1646

  • Aug 8 Godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723)

Person of interestJohn Flamsteed

Aug 19 John Flamsteed, English astronomer and 1st Astronomer Royal, born in Denby, England (d. 1719)

1st Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed
1st Astronomer Royal
John Flamsteed