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What Happened on March 31, 1596

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Person of interestRené Descartes

René Descartes, French philosopher (he thought, therefore he was), born in Descartes, Indre-et-Loire, France (d. 1650)

Philosopher René Descartes
René Descartes

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About March 31, 1596

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 424 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries