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What Happened on August 26, 1723

Famous Deaths

  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Dutch microscopist who was the first to observe bacteria and protozoa and naturalist (Philosophical Transactions), dies at 90
1723 Highlights

About August 26, 1723

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 298 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo