Feb 19, 1473
Birth of Nicolaus CopernicusNic was born in Prussia Poland. He dad was a native Krakow and trader and Nic's mom was part of a family of high mercantile as well as a civic standing. He was the oldest of four children
Feb 19, 1483
Nick's parents diedNick's parents died when Nick was ten years of age. His uncle soon adopted him and took care of him for many years.
Aug 30, 1491
Nick went to a university.Nick went to the university of Krakow, Poland. He went to colleges and universities around this area until the year 1506. He studied Cannon Law (which means church law), Latin, astronamy, and medicine. His favorite was astronomy. The things his professors taught him were later disproven.
Jun 15, 1506
Nick finishes collegeAfter many years of going to colleges and universities, Nick finally graduated.
Jun 15, 1512
Nick made a discoveryAt the top of the church tower in which he worked, Nick discovered that a slow moving mass may Look like it's going backwards from the vantage point of an object passing by even quicker.
Jun 29, 1518
Nick writes a bookAfter discovering what he did, Nick wrote a book that went by the name of "Little Comentary."
Nov 30, 1530
Nick became knownNick became known through one of his books.
Feb 19, 1541
Nick becomes an elderNick had turned sixty-eight years old which was considered very elderly at he time period it was.
Mar 19, 1543
One of Nick's Books was publishedNick's book "Concerning The Revolutions Of The Heavenly Spheres" was published during his final hours.
May 24, 1543
Nick diedNick in the church tower he had spent almost all his life, holding his very recently published book, Passed on due to a heart condition.