On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1719

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohn Flamsteed

John Flamsteed, English astronomer and 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73

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

1719 Highlights

About December 31, 1719

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 301 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn