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What Happened on October 24, 1632

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Dutch microscopist who was the first to observe bacteria and protozoa and naturalist (Philosophical Transactions), born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1723)
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About October 24, 1632

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 388 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio