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What Happened on August 23, 1769

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Person of interestGeorges Cuvier

Georges Cuvier [Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric Cuvier], French naturalist and zoologist, born in Montbéliard, France (d. 1832)

Naturalist and Zoologist Georges Cuvier
Naturalist and Zoologist
Georges Cuvier

1769 Highlights

About August 23, 1769

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 251 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo