On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1697

Day of the Week: Saturday

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)