On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1786

Famous Deaths

  • John Goodricke, English deaf astronomer (first to notice that some variable stars were periodic), dies at 21
1786 Highlights

About April 20, 1786

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 234 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus