On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1649

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Wallis, newly appointed Savilian Professorof Geometry at Oxford University, gives his Inaugural lecture

Mathematician and Cryptographer John Wallis
Mathematician and Cryptographer
John Wallis

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About October 31, 1649

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 371 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio