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Births

1553 – Prospero Alpini, Italian physician and botanist

1715 – Pierre Charles Le Monnier, French astronomer

1837 – Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Dutch physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1887 – Henry Moseley, English physicist

1907 – Lars Leksell, Swedish physician

1924 – Colin Macmillan Turnbull, British-born anthropologist

Deaths

1902 – Walter Reed, American bacteriologist

1937 – Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist

1937 – George Albert Boulenger, Belgian naturalist

Comments

  1. #1 DLC
    November 23, 2007

    it’s amazing how many of these names I recognize.

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