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May 10, 1788 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in History

  • Augustin Fresnel, French civil engineer & physicist, born in Broglie, France (d. 1827)
  • Augustin-Jean Fresnel, optics pioneer/physicist
  • Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, German queen (d. 1819)
1788 in History