On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1598

Famous Birthdays

  • Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (Almagestum Novum), born in Ferrara, Italy (d. 1671)
1598 Highlights

About April 17, 1598

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 422 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries