Galileo Galilei Was Born 446 Years Ago Today!

Elisha and I were looking at The Learning Calendar to see if anything interesting happened on this day in history. We discovered that today is Galileo Galilei’s Birthday. Elisha figured out that he was born 446 years ago. Galileo was an Italian astronomer and physicist.  You can read more about Galileo Galilei in this wiki article that we discovered.

If you want to take your study a little bit further you can look at some of the links below.

The Galileo Project

Galileo’s Battle For The Heavens


Galileo Curriculum Module

2 thoughts on “Galileo Galilei Was Born 446 Years Ago Today!”

  1. It is always interesting to find out something historical has occurred on a certain day. Just Google “Today in history” and you will find a realm of resources to go further into these types of facts.


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