On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1609

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Book releaseHistoric Publication

Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by publisher Thomas Thorpe


1609 Highlights

About May 20, 1609

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 411 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus