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What Happened on January 27, 1687

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Charles Perrault's poem "The Age of Louis the Great" read out at the French Academy, part of the literary quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns

Fairytale Writer Charles Perrault
Fairytale Writer
Charles Perrault
1687 Highlights

About January 27, 1687

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 334 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius