1541 - Michele Mercati, Italian physician
1818 - August Wilhelm von Hofmann, German chemist
1865 - Charles W. Woodworth, American entomologist
1869 - Harvey Cushing, American neurosurgeon
1911 - Melvin Calvin, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate for discovering the Calvin Cycle (see…
1958 - The United States Army launches Explorer III.
1516 - Conrad Gessner, Swiss naturalist
1698 - VÃ¡clav Prokop DiviÅ¡, Czech theologian and natural scientist
1859 - Adolf Hurwitz, German mathematician
1875 - Max Abraham, German physicist
1905 - Viktor Frankl, Austrian…
1969 - The first Internet connection was created when network control protocol packets were sent from the data port of one IMP to another
1436 - Regiomontanus, German mathematician
1519 - Andrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher, physician, and botanist
1580 - Godefroy Wendelin, Flemish…
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…