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Births

1852 – Orest Khvolson, Russian physicist

1908 – Alfred Hershey, American bacteriologist and Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1123 – Omar Khayyám, Persian poet, astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher

1798 – Luigi Galvani, Italian physicist

1935 – Charles Robert Richet, French physiologist