On This Day

What Happened in February 1632

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Feb 22 Galileo's "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems" is published

Astronomer and Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer and Physicist
Galileo Galilei

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 18 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer
  • Feb 20 Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)