On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1783

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

William Herschel announces star Lambda Herculis as apex

Astronomer William Herschel
William Herschel

1783 Highlights

About February 1, 1783

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 237 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius