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Births

1727 – Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist

1804 – Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist

1822 – Francis Galton, English biologist and biometrician

1834 – Ernst Haeckel, German zoologist and philosopher

Deaths

1531 – Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer

1754 – Richard Mead, English physician

1980 – Erich Hückel, German physicist

1997 – Chien-Shiung Wu, Chinese-American physicist