Feb 19, 1473
Nicolaus Copernicus is bornNicolaus Copernicus is born in the city Toru (Thorn)
Jan 11, 1510
Copernicus moves to FromborkIn 1510 Copernicus moved to Frombork (Frauenburg), a town in Vistula Lagoon.
Sep 13, 1514
Copernicus makes paper available to friendsCopernicus writes a six page hand-written paper describing his ideas about the sun being the center of the universe, and making available to only his friends.
Apr 14, 1543
Copernicus's major theory is publishedCopernicus's major theory was published in the book, Derevolutionibus Orbium Coelestium in the year of his death.
May 24, 1543
Copernicus passes awayCopernicus passes away in Frombork, Poland