On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1684

Historical Events

Historic Event

Isaac Newton's derivation of Kepler's laws from his theory of gravity, contained in the paper De motu corporum in gyrum, is read to the Royal Society by Edmond Halley

1684 Highlights

About December 10, 1684

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 337 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius