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What Happened on June 1, 1543

Historical Events


Historic PublicationDe humani corporis fabrica

Flemish physician Andreas Vesalius publishes "De humani corporis fabrica (On the fabric of the human body in seven books)" a major step forward in understanding human anatomy [date is representative as exact date of publication unknown]

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Andreas Vesalius's "De humani corporis fabrica" (1543), page 163
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1543 Highlights

About June 1, 1543

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 477 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini