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What Happened on November 16, 1717

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Person of interestJean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert

Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, French Enlightenment philosopher and mathematician (Encyclop├ędie), born in Paris (d. 1783)

Enlightenment Philosopher Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert
Enlightenment Philosopher
Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert

1717 Highlights

About November 16, 1717

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 303 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio