On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1616

Historical Events

Historic Event

Roman Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo demanding he abandon his belief in heliocentrism, which states the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun

1616 Highlights

About February 26, 1616

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 405 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces