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March 21, 1656

Dublin-born cleric and scholar Archbishop James Ussher died on this day in 1656. His treatise on chronology–based on an intricate correlation of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean history, combined with Holy texts–was held in high regard for some time after his death. In his chronology, Ussher concluded that the first day of creation was Sunday, OctoberRead more..