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What Happened on December 12, 1694

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Royal Society censures Edmond Halley for suggesting in a paper titled 'Some considerations about the cause of the universal deluge' that the story of Noah's flood could be an account of a cometary impact

Astronomer, Mathematician and Physicist Edmond Halley
Astronomer, Mathematician and Physicist
Edmond Halley

1694 Highlights

About December 12, 1694

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 326 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius