On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1610

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

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

Astronomer and Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer and Physicist
Galileo Galilei

1610 Highlights

About January 8, 1610

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 411 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn