1607

This number is a prime.

+ The first permanent English settlement in the New World took place in 1607 on Jamestown Island, Virginia.

+ The largest known prime number that is not the sum of three perfect powers greater than one. By deleting the digit zero, we obtain a prime number with the same property. [Capelle]

+ Klaus Barner, Professor Emeritus of the University of Kassel, Germany, has discovered that Pierre de Fermat was probably born in 1607.

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