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What Happened on May 10, 1696

Famous Deaths

  • Jean de La Bruy√®re, French writer (The Characters, or the Manners of the Age, with The Characters of Theophrastus), dies at 50
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About May 10, 1696

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 324 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus