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What Happened on August 26, 1743

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, father of modern chemistry (identified oxygen and hydrogen), born in Paris, France (d. 1794)
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About August 26, 1743

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 278 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo