What Happened on December 17, 1706

Famous Birthdays

  • Émilie du Châtelet, French mathematician and physicist (Institutions de Physique; translation of Newton's Principia), born in Paris, Kingdom of France (d. 1749)
  • Gabrielle Chôtelet [La belle Emilie], French writer (Voltaire), born in Paris (d. 1749)
1706 Highlights

About December 17, 1706

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 315 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius