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What Happened on December 10, 1684

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Astronomer, Mathematician and Physicist Edmond Halley
Astronomer, Mathematician and Physicist
Edmond Halley
Physicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton
Physicist & Mathematician
Isaac Newton

1684 Highlights

About December 10, 1684

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 336 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius