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What Happened on September 12, 1662

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Flamsteed sees partial solar eclipse, stirs his interest in astronomy

1st Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed
1st Astronomer Royal
John Flamsteed

1662 Highlights

About September 12, 1662

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 358 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo