On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1753

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Publication of Species Plantarum by Carolus Linnaeus, and the formal start date of plant taxonomy adopted by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature

Taxonomist, Botanist, Physician and Zoologist Carolus Linnaeus
Taxonomist, Botanist, Physician and Zoologist
Carolus Linnaeus

1753 Highlights

About May 1, 1753

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 267 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus