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What Happened on August 8, 1576

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Astronomer Tycho Brahe
Astronomer
Tycho Brahe

1576 Highlights

About August 8, 1576

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 443 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo