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What Happened on December 27, 1571

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Person of interestJohannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler, German astronomer (discovered laws of planetary motion), born in Weil der Stadt, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1630)

Astronomer Johannes Kepler
Johannes Kepler

1571 Highlights

About December 27, 1571

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 449 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn