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Events

1953Francis Crick and James D. Watson publish Molecular structure of nucleic acids:
a structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid
describing the double helix structure of DNA.

Births

1710James Ferguson, Scottish astronomer

1849Felix Klein, German mathematician

1874Guglielmo Marconi, Italian inventor, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics

1900Wolfgang Ernst Pauli, Austrian-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1903Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician

1918Gerard Henri de Vaucouleurs, French astronomer

1931Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician

Deaths

1744Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer

1770Jean-Antoine Nollet, French abbot and physicist

1840Siméon-Denis Poisson, French mathematician