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What Happened on May 16, 1703

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCharles Perrault

Charles Perrault, French author and fairy tale writer (Tales of Mother Goose), dies at 75

Fairytale writer Charles Perrault
Fairytale writer
Charles Perrault

1703 Highlights

About May 16, 1703

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 317 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus