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Events

1969 - Mariner 7 is launched.

Births

1712 - Claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon

1817 - Karl Wilhelm von Nägeli, Swiss biologist

1845 - Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1847 - Otto Wallach, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1847 - Otto Wallach, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1857 - Karl Pearson, English statistician

1897 - Douglas Hartree, English mathematical physicist

1942 - John E. Sulston, British chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Deaths

1850 - Wilhelm Beer, German astronomer

1910 - Alexander Emanuel Agassiz, American scientist

1923 - Sir James Dewar, Scottish chemist

1967 - Jaroslav Heyrovský, Czech chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1998 - David McClelland, American psychologist

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