On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1601

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tycho Brahe, Danish astronomer, dies in Prague at 54

Astronomer Tycho Brahe
Astronomer
Tycho Brahe

1601 Highlights

About October 24, 1601

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 419 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio