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Births

1793Henry Schoolcraft, American geographer, geologist, and ethnologist

1892Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate

1914 – Kenneth Richard Norris, Australian entomologist

1928 – Alexander Grothendieck, German mathematician

1930Jerome Isaac Friedman, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1946 – Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut

Deaths

1794Marquis de Condorcet, French mathematician, philosopher, and political scientist

1874Peter Andreas Hansen, Danish astronomer

1982William Giauque, Canadian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate