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What Happened on January 12, 1628

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Person of interestCharles Perrault

Charles Perrault, French author and fairy tale writer (Tales of Mother Goose), born in Paris, France (d. 1703)

Fairytale writer Charles Perrault
Fairytale writer
Charles Perrault

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About January 12, 1628

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 393 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn