On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1684

Famous Deaths

  • Edme Mariotte, French physicist and priest (invented Newtons cradle and discovered the eye's blind spot), dies (b. c. 1620)
1684 Highlights

About May 12, 1684

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 337 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus