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What Happened on November 8, 1656

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Edmond Halley

Edmond Halley, English mathematician and astronomer (Halley's comet), born in Haggerston, Middlesex (d. 1742) [OS 29 Oct]

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About November 8, 1656

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 365 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio