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What Happened on February 19, 1473

Theory That Put The World To Rights

Famous Birthdays

Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish mathematician and astronomer who theorized that planets revolve around the sun (Heliocentric theory), born in ToruĊ„, Royal Prussia, Kingdom of Poland (d. 1543)

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About February 19, 1473

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 548 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces