1825 – George Phillips Bond was born on the 20th of May, the son of William Cranch Bond.
1848 – He discovered Hyperion and crepe ring of Saturn, independently of William Lassell.
1859 – He succeeded his father as director of Harvard College Observatory until his death.
1850 – He took the first photograph of a star (Vega).
1857 – The second photograph of a double star (Mizar).
– He discovered numerous comets and calculated their orbits and studied Saturn and the Orion Nebula.
1865 – He died of tuberculosis on the 20th of May.