On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1687

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Isaac Newton's great work Principia published by Royal Society in England, outlining his laws of motion and universal gravitation

Physicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton
Physicist & Mathematician
Isaac Newton

1687 Highlights

About July 5, 1687

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 333 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer