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What Happened on June 6, 1580

Famous Birthdays

  • Godefroy Wendelin, Flemish astronomer, the crater Vendelinus on the Moon is named after him, born in Herk-de-Stad, Belgium (d. 1667)
1580 Highlights

About June 6, 1580

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 439 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini