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What Happened on February 19, 1473

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Person of interestNicolaus 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)

Astronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus
Astronomer and Mathematician
Nicolaus Copernicus

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About February 19, 1473

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 547 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces