On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1675

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

King Charles II and John Flamsteed lay the foundation stone of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
1st Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed
1st Astronomer Royal
John Flamsteed
  • Portuguese-Jewish synagogue opens in Amsterdam
1675 Highlights

About August 10, 1675

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 346 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo