On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1796

Historical Events


InventionScientific Discovery

Carl Friedrich Gauss discovers that every positive integer is representable as a sum of at most three triangular numbers

Mathematician, Astronomer and Physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematician, Astronomer and Physicist
Carl Friedrich Gauss

1796 Highlights

About July 10, 1796

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer