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

About December 15, 1582

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 440 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius