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What Happened on September 12, 1758

Historical Events

Historic Event

French astronomer Charles Messier mistakenly identifies the Crab Nebula so begins his Messier Catalogue

1758 Highlights

About September 12, 1758

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 263 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo