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Events

2002 – The last successful telemetry from NASA space probe Pioneer 10.

Births

1755Marc-Antoine Parseval, French mathematician

1791Samuel F. B. Morse, American inventor

1820Herbert Spencer, English philosopher and social evolutionist

1913Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1920 – Mark Krasnosel’skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician

1927 – Karl Alexander Müller, Swiss physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1932 – Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born mathematician and philosopher

Deaths

1936Karl Pearson, English statistician and biometrician

1952Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician