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What Happened on May 3, 1715

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edmond Halley observes total eclipse phenomenon "Baily's Beads"

Astronomer, Mathematician and Physicist Edmond Halley
Astronomer, Mathematician and Physicist
Edmond Halley

1715 Highlights

About May 3, 1715

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 305 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus