(28 Apr 1774 - 30 Aug 1844)
Quotes by others about Francis Baily (1)
[About Francis Baily] The history of the astronomy of the nineteenth century will be incomplete without a catalogue of his labours. He was one of the founders of the Astronomical Society, and his attention to its affairs was as accurate and minute as if it had been a firm of which he was the chief clerk, with expectation of being taken into partnership.
- 28 Apr - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Baily's birth.