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What Happened on August 8, 1609

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope

Astronomer and Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer and Physicist
Galileo Galilei

1609 Highlights

About August 8, 1609

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 411 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo