Ajax Loader On This Day | 02 January 2021

On this day:

1860 Urban Le Verrier announces the discovery of the planet Vulcan

1959 Luna 1 is launched, the Soviet spacecraft which was the first to reach the vicinity of the moon and orbit the sun.

Born on this day:

1920 Isaac Asimov, American chemist, author

Gone on this day:

1892 George Biddell Airy, English mathematician, astronomer


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