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What Happened on September 17, 1764

Famous Birthdays

  • John Goodricke, English deaf astronomer (first to notice that some variable stars were periodic), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1786)
1764 Highlights

About September 17, 1764

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 256 years and 4 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo