On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1772

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Philosopher and mathematician Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert becomes permanent secretary of the French Academy of Sciences

Enlightenment Philosopher Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert
Enlightenment Philosopher
Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert

1772 Highlights

About April 9, 1772

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 248 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries