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What Happened on February 17, 1781

Famous Birthdays

  • René Laënnec, French physician who invented the stethoscope, born in Quimper, France (d. 1826)
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About February 17, 1781

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 240 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius