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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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1638 the year I was born.

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**Tigeree****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-19
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I knew you'd back me up, Phro! Stake burning in England. What a joyous occasion.

1638

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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post 128

x 13

-----------

3 8 4

1 2 8 -

=======

1 6 6 4

So

1638 + 13 = **1651**

And

1651 + 13 = **1664**

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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1677 = 281^2 - 278^2

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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1690

The 3409th to 3412th decimal digits of pi.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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1703

The 4004th, 4005th, 4006th, 4007th digits of e.

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**Tigeree****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-19
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1716

the year (and number) before 1717. Weird. sounds like a year I might've been in.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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1729 the famous ramanujan constant. The smallest number that is the sum of 2 different positve cubes.

1729 = 1^3 + 12^3

1729 = 9^3 + 10^3

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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**1742****1742****1742**

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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1755 a very good year.

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1768

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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1781 - Sir William Herschel discovered Uranus.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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1794

The sum of the two inner digits less the difference between the two outer digits = 13.

1781...ties in well with your new avatar, Bobby!

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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1807 = 1^3 + 3^3 + 4^3 + 7^3 + 7^3 + 7^3 + 7^3 + 7^3

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**Tigeree****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-19
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How?... 1781? Bobby's?... What?

1820 = MDCCCXX

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Tigeree wrote:

How?... 1781? Bobby's?... What?

Uranium was named in 1789 after the planet Uranus, which had been discovered some years before, in 1781, by William Herschel. Uranium was used in the "Little Boy": the first nuclear bomb used in warfare (see piccy). c.f. Bobby's obliteration bomb avatar.

1833 = MDCCCXXXIII

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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1846 a very good year for me!

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Why good for you, Bobby? Was that the celebration of 100 years before you were born? Did someone know something?

It was doubly good for me because I wasn't in England then and missed the cholera outbreak there, and also because I wasn't born yet and that made sure I missed it.

1859

I would never have gone on a Ferris wheel ride if it wasn't for George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., the inventor of the Ferris wheel, who was born that year.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Why good for you, Bobby?

Some of the people in here think that I might have been around at that time.

1872 - the Mary Celeste mystery.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Not all? There's some doubt about your D.O.B., then?

1885

The first successful appendectomy is performed by Dr. William W. Grant on Mary Gartside. (Wikipedia). And the others?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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1898 - Marie and Pierre Curie announce discovery of a substance they call radium.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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1911

1911-(the reverse of 1911)-(the 180 degree sideways rotation of 1911)+(the reverse of the 180 degree sideways rotation of 1911) = (the reverse of the 180 degree sideways rotation of (the sum of the digits of the 4 resolved elements of the left-hand side of the equation plus the sum of the digits of the degrees on the left-hand side of the equation)) × **13**.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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1924 - The motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" was used for the first time in the summer olympics, and I was there.

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**Tigeree****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-19
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I'm sure you were, now you're reminding me of the show New Amsterdam. It says bobby was born in 1638 in post #126.

I'm not liking this anymore, it's getting closer to nowadays...

1937. - MCMXXXVII

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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1950

Only 3 more posts to my YOB!

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