1785- Claude-Louis Navier, French physicist
1846 - Ira Remsen, American chemist
1897 - John Franklin Enders, American virologist and Nobel Prize laureate
1902 - Walter Houser Brattain, American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate
1865 - Heinrich Lenz, German physicist
1675 - John Flamsteed appointed first Astronomer Royal of England.
1774 - First sighting of Orion Nebula by William Herschel.
1822 - Birth of Jules Antoine Lissajous, French mathematician
1835 - Birth of John Hughlings Jackson, English neurologist
1847 - Birth of Karl Bayer, Austrian…
1612 - Death of Christopher Clavius, German astronomer
1637 - Birth of Jan Swammerdam, Dutch scientist
1665 - Birth of Rudolf Jakob Camerarius, German botanist and physician
1785 - Birth of Pierre Louis Dulong, French physicist
1788 - Birth of Carl Reichenbach, German chemist and…
1632 - Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published.
1705 - Birth of Peter Artedi, Swedish naturalist
1731 - Death of Frederik Ruysch, Dutch physician and anatomist
1796 - Birth of Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet, Belgian mathematician
1817 - Birth of…