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What Happened on July 9, 1716

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Sauveur, French mathematician, physicist and sound engineer who coined the name acoustics for the study of sound from the ancient Greek word ακουστός, meaning "able to be heard", dies at 63
1716 Highlights

About July 9, 1716

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 305 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer