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What Happened on July 11, 1663

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oxford mathematician John Wallis gives a lecture on Euclid’s parallel postulate, first Western attempt to derive the parallel postulate as a theorem

Mathematician and Cryptographer John Wallis
Mathematician and Cryptographer
John Wallis

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About July 11, 1663

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 357 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer