On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1601

Famous Birthdays

  • Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit priest and inventor (magic lantern), born in Abbacy of Fulda, Germany (d. 1680)
1601 Highlights

About May 2, 1601

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 419 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus