On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1576

Historical Events

Historic Event

Cornerstone laid for Tycho Brahe's observatory in Uraniborg, Denmark, at the time world's most advanced research institution

1576 Highlights

About August 8, 1576

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 446 years and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo