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Births

1598Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer

1794Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, German botanist

1798√Čtienne Bobillier, French mathematician

1863Augustus Edward Hough Love, English mathematician

1866Ernest Starling, British physiologist

1946Georges J.F. Kohler, German biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Deaths

1790Benjamin Franklin, American inventor

1942Jean Perrin, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1976Henrik Dam, Danish biochemist, Nobel laureate

1994Roger Wolcott Sperry, American neurobiologist, Nobel laureate