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Events

1831Charles Darwin is asked to travel on HMS Beagle.

2006 – The International Astronomical Union (IAU) redefines the term "planet" such that Pluto is no longer considered a planet.

Births

1899 – Albert Claude, Belgian biologist, Nobel laureate

1923Arthur Jensen, American hereditarian psychologist

1950Tim White, American physical anthropologist

Deaths

1595Thomas Digges, English astronomer

1664Maria Cunitz, Silesian astronomer

1888Rudolf Clausius, German physicist