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What Happened on March 30, 1796

Historical Events


InventionScientific Discovery

Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician, discovers the construction of the heptadecagon

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

1796 Highlights

About March 30, 1796

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries