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What Happened on February 16, 1777

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Messier adds M53 to his catalog (globular cluster in Coma Berenice)

Astronomer Charles Messier
Charles Messier

1777 Highlights

About February 16, 1777

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 243 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius