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What Happened on April 8, 1461

Famous Deaths

  • Georg von Purbach, Austrian mathematician and astronomer (best known for his streamlined presentation of Ptolemaic astronomy in the Theoricae Novae Planetarum), dies at 37
1461 Highlights

About April 8, 1461

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 559 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries