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Births

1765Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician

1868 – Georgy Voronoy, Russian mathematician

1900Jan Oort, Dutch astronomer

1906Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician

1928 – Eugene M. Shoemaker, American astronomer

1941 – K. Barry Sharpless, American chemist, Nobel laureate

Deaths

1858Johannes Peter Müller, German physiologist

1946Louis Bachelier, French mathematician

1999 – Arthur Leonard Schawlow, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate