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19 Sep 2017
632, January 27 Prophet Mohammad died the same day the eclipse occurred.
1133, August 27 King Henry I died after the ecplise
1715, May 3 Edmund Halley predicted the hour and direction of the eclipse
1851, July 28 A Prussian photographer took the first picture of an eclipse
1836, May 15 Francis Bailey demonstrated his theory: Baily's Beads
1868, August 16 Because of this eclipse, the element Helium was discovered and named after the sun
1919, May 29 Einstein's theory of general relativity was proved with this eclipse by Sir Arthur Eddington
2009, July 21/22 This ecplipse lasted 6 minutes, making it the longest eclipse in the 21st century
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