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What Happened on October 17, 1833

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Bert, French Zoologist, Physiologist and pioneer of aerospace medicine whose study of the effects of air pressure on the body, such as altitude sickness and 'the bends', made possible space and ocean exploration, born in Auxerre, Burgundy (d. 1886)
1833 Highlights

About October 17, 1833

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 187 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra