On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1508

Famous Birthdays

  • Gemma Frisius [Jemme Reinerszoon], Frisian physician, mathematician and instrument maker (created globe), born in Dokkum, Friesland (d. 1555)
1508 Highlights

About December 9, 1508

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 512 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius