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Births

1663Guillaume Amontons, French physicist and instrument maker

1821Hermann von Helmholtz, German physician

1913Bernard Lovell, British radio astronomer

1949 – H. David Politzer, American physicist, Nobel laureate

Deaths

1654Ole Worm, Danish physician

1772William Borlase, English naturalist

1869Mary Ward, Irish scientist, first automobile accident victim

1920Wilhelm Wundt, German psychologist

1985Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Australian biologist, Nobel laureate

2002 – George Porter, English chemist, Nobel laureate

2005Joseph Rotblat, Polish-British physicist