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Events

1827William Rowan Hamilton presents his Theory of systems of rays.

Births

1628Johann van Waveren Hudde, Dutch mathematician

1746Félix Vicq-d’Azyr, French physician and anatomist

1775William Turner, English ornithologist

1792John Thomas Romney Robinson, Irish astronomer and physicist

1858Max Planck, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1867Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger, Danish scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1901E.B. Ford, British ecological geneticist

Deaths

1895Carl Ludwig, German physician