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What Happened on January 16, 1765

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Messier catalogs M41 (galactic cluster in Canis Major)

Astronomer Charles Messier
Charles Messier

1765 Highlights

About January 16, 1765

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 256 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn