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What Happened on November 2, 1755

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Person of interestMarie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (1774-92) who allegedly uttered the phrase "let them eat cake", born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1793)

Queen of France Marie Antoinette
Queen of France
Marie Antoinette

1755 Highlights

About November 2, 1755

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 265 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio