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Births

1602 – Otto von Guericke, German physicist

1762 – Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist

1886 – Karl von Frisch, Austrian zoologist and Nobel Prize laureate

1889 – Edwin Hubble, American astronomer

1910 – Willem Jacob van Stockum, Dutch physicist

1926 – Andrzej W. Schally, Polish-born endocrinologist and Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1704 – Charles Plumier, French botanist

1778 – Francesco Cetti, Italian scientist

1934 – Willem de Sitter, Dutch scientist

1945 – Francis William Aston, British chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

1976 – Trofim Lysenko, Stalinist biologist

Comments

  1. #1 Coturnix
    November 20, 2007

    Interesting lineup! Von Frisch, Hubble and Lysenko….

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