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What Happened on April 7, 1795

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

France adopts the metre as the basic measure of length

Mathematician and Astronomer Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
Mathematician and Astronomer
Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre

1795 Highlights

About April 7, 1795

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 225 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries