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February 10th

1785 - Birth of Claude-Louis Navier, French physicist

1846 - Birth of Ira Remsen, American chemist

1865 - Death of Heinrich Lenz, German physicist

1887 - Birth of John Franklin Enders, Nobel Prize Laureate

1891 - Death of Sofia Kovalevskaya, Russian mathematician

1902 - Birth of Walter Houser Brattain, Nobel Prize Laureate

1912 - Death of Joseph Lister, British surgeon

1923 - Death of Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate

1996 - The supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov for the first time.

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