On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1720

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edmond Halley appointed as the second Astronomer Royal at the Greenwich Observatory

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

1720 Highlights

About February 10, 1720

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 300 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius