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What Happened on March 23, 1693

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Person of interestJames Bradley

James Bradley, English astronomer, 3rd Astronomer Royal, discovered Earth's nutation motion, born in Shelborne, England (d. 1762) exact date disputed

Astronomer James Bradley
Astronomer
James Bradley

1693 Highlights

About March 23, 1693

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 327 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries