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What Happened on January 26, 1697

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night

Physicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton
Physicist & Mathematician
Isaac Newton

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (b. 1640)
1697 Highlights

About January 26, 1697

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 323 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius