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What Happened on April 16, 1788

Famous Deaths

  • George-Louis Leclerc, count de Buffon, French naturalist and writer on natural history (Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière), dies at 80
1788 Highlights

About April 16, 1788

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries