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What Happened on September 15, 1736

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Sylvain Bailly, French astronomer noted for his computation of an orbit for Halley’s Comet (1759) and author of History of Ancient Astronomy from Its Origin to the Establishment of the School of Alexandria, born in Paris (d. 1793)
1736 Highlights

About September 15, 1736

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 285 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo