Died: 1868 AD
1788 – Boucher de Crevecoeur de Perthes was born.
– He was the first to provide evidence that humans had existed in the Pleistocene epoch, thereby disputing the theory of diluvial catastrophism.
– He collected flint artifacts near Abbeville, France, and demonstrated that these manufactured objects came from the same stratum as Ice Age fauna.
1868 – Jacques Boucher de Perthes died.