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What Happened on March 24, 1693

Famous Birthdays

  • John Harrison, English carpenter and clockmaker who invented the marine chronometer to calculate longitude while at sea, born in Foulby, Yorkshire, England (d. 1776)
1693 Highlights

About March 24, 1693

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 327 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries