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What Happened on February 15, 1676

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Isaac Newton writes to Robert Hooke “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants” (O.S. 5 Feb)

Physicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton
Physicist & Mathematician
Isaac Newton
Scientist Robert Hooke
Scientist
Robert Hooke

1676 Highlights

About February 15, 1676

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 345 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius