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What Happened on October 29, 1783

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert

Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, French philosopher and mathematician (Encyclop├ędie), dies at 66

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

1783 Highlights

About October 29, 1783

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 237 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio