On This Day

What Happened in February 1578

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 13 Tycho Brahe first sketches "Tychonic system" of solar system

Astronomer Tycho Brahe
Tycho Brahe

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 9 Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright and actor (L'adamo), born in Florence (d. 1654)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 5 Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies