What Happened in August 1646

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 8 Godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723)

John Flamsteed

Aug 19 John Flamsteed, English astronomer and 1st Astronomer Royal, born in Denby, England (d. 1719)


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Famous Deaths

  • Aug 19 Alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian
  • Aug 28 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53