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October 28, 1703 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in History

  • Antoine Deparcieux, French mathematician, born in Portes, Gard, France (d. 1768)

Deaths in History


Person of interestJohn Wallis

John Wallis, English mathematician and cryptographer who introduced ∞ as a symbol for infinity, dies at 86

Mathematician and Cryptographer John Wallis
Mathematician and Cryptographer
John Wallis

1703 in History