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What Happened on November 15, 1738

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Person of interestWilliam Herschel

William Herschel, German-British astronomer (discovered Uranus), born in Hanover, Brunswick-L√ľneburg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1822)

Astronomer William Herschel
William Herschel

1738 Highlights

About November 15, 1738

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 282 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio