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What Happened on January 11, 1774

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Messier adds M51 (spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici) to his catalog

Astronomer Charles Messier
Charles Messier

1774 Highlights

About January 11, 1774

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 247 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn