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What Happened on August 21, 1789

Famous Birthdays

  • Augustin-Louis Cauchy, French mathematician and physicist, born in Paris (d. 1857)
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About August 21, 1789

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo