On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1582

Historical Events

  • Leidse university names Rembert Dodoens professor of botany and medicine
  • Spanish Netherlands, Denmark and Norway adopt the Gregorian calendar
1582 Highlights

About December 15, 1582

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 438 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius