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What Happened on September 6, 1766

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Person of interestJohn Dalton

John Dalton, English physicist and chemist who developed the atomic theory of matter and researched colour blindness, born in Eaglesfield, England (d. 1844)

Chemist, Physicist and Meteorologist John Dalton
Chemist, Physicist and Meteorologist
John Dalton

1766 Highlights

About September 6, 1766

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 254 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo