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What Happened on August 9, 1776

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Amedeo Avogadro

Amedeo Avogadro, Italian scientist who contributed to molecular theory, including what is known as Avogadro's law (6.022 x 10 ^ 23), born in Torino, Italy (d. 1856)

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About August 9, 1776

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 245 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo