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What Happened on February 15, 1564

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Person of interestGalileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer who has been called the father of science, born in Pisa, Duchy of Florence, Italy (d. 1642)

Astronomer and Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer and Physicist
Galileo Galilei

1564 Highlights

About February 15, 1564

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 457 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius