What Happened on January 8, 1610

Historical Events

Marius Discovers Jupiter’s Moons

German astronomer Simon Marius independently discovers the first three moons of Jupiter one day after Galileo

1610 Highlights

About January 8, 1610

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 413 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn