Monday 4 January 2016

Astrognome Scrapbook James Ussher

James Ussher

On January 4th 1581 James Ussher was born in Dublin.

 As Archbishop of Armagh he published the date of 22nd October 4004 BC as the beginning of time. He came up with this date sometime between 1650-1654. He died at Reigate in England on 21st March 1656.

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