On This Day

What Happened in July 1595

Historical Events

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Jul 19 Astronomer Johannes Kepler has an epiphany and develops his theory of the geometrical basis of the universe while teaching in Graz

Astronomer Johannes Kepler
Johannes Kepler
  • Jul 21 Spanish explorer Álvaro de Mendaña is the first European to discover the Marquesas Island in Eastern Polynesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 31 Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor and architect, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1654)