On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1609

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers

Astronomer and Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer and Physicist
Galileo Galilei

1609 Highlights

About August 25, 1609

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 411 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo