On This Day

What Happened in October 1601

Historical Events

  • Oct 21 Memorial service for Daitokuji's Shinju held for Ikkyu Sojun in Kyoto

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 24 Johannes Kepler succeeds Tycho Brahe as imperial mathematician to Emperor Rudolph II

Astronomer Johannes Kepler
Astronomer
Johannes Kepler
Astronomer Tycho Brahe
Astronomer
Tycho Brahe

Famous Deaths


Person of interestTycho Brahe

Oct 24 Tycho Brahe, Danish astronomer, dies in Prague at 54

Astronomer Tycho Brahe
Astronomer
Tycho Brahe