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What Happened on April 30, 1777

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Person of interestCarl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician considered one of the greatest of all time (Gaussian distribution, fundamental theorem of algebra), born in Brunswick, Germany (d. 1855)

Mathematician, Astronomer and Physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematician, Astronomer and Physicist
Carl Friedrich Gauss

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About April 30, 1777

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 243 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus