What Happened on January 8, 1642

Famous Deaths

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer who has been called the father of science, dies at 77

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About January 8, 1642

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 380 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn