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Births

1761 – Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist

1781 – Sir David Brewster, Scottish physicist

1843 – Robert Koch, German bacteriologist and Nobel Prize laureate

1863 – Annie Jump Cannon, American astronomer

1882 – Max Born, German physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1925 – Paul Greengard, American neuroscientist and Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1797 – Richard Brocklesby, English physician

1950 – Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer

1978 – Vincent du Vigneaud, American chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

1998 – AndrĂ© Lichnerowicz, Polish-French physicist