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What Happened on December 25, 1642

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Person of interestIsaac Newton

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

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About December 25, 1642

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 377 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn