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Births

1728Johann Heinrich Lambert, German scientist

1736Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l’Isle, French chemist

1740Joseph Montgolfier, French inventor

1850Charles Robert Richet, French physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate

1882James Franck, German-born physicist, Nobel laureate

1906Albert Sabin, American polio researcher

Deaths

1723Anton van Leeuwenhoek, Dutch scientist

1865Johann Franz Encke, German astronomer

1910William James, American psychologist and philosopher

1987Georg Wittig, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1990Minoru Honda, Japanese astronomer