On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1604

Historical Events

  • Supernova "Kepler's nova" first sighted

Famous Deaths

  • Janus Dousa [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician and poet, dies at 58
1604 Highlights

About October 8, 1604

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 416 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra