On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1642

  • Dec 6 Johann Christoph Bach, German composer, born in Arnstadt, Germany (d. 1703)

Person of interestIsaac Newton

Dec 25 Isaac Newton, English physicist, mathematician and astronomer (Gravity, Laws of Motion), born in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, England (d. 1727)

Physicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton
Physicist & Mathematician
Isaac Newton
  • Dec 30 Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (d. 1707)