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What Happened on August 20, 1561

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacopo Peri, Italian composer and singer who wrote the 1st recognized opera "Dafne", born in Rome (d. 1633)
1561 Highlights

About August 20, 1561

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 459 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo