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Births

1622 - Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician

1827 - Joseph Lister, English surgeon

1869 - Sergei Chaplygin, Russian physicist and engineer

1929 - Ivar Giaever, Norwegian physicist, Nobel laureate

Deaths

1900 - Joseph Louis François Bertrand, French mathematician

1967 - Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist, Nobel laureate

1970 - Alfred Henry Sturtevant, American geneticist

1979 - Eugène Gabritschevsky, Russian biologist and artist

2004 - Heiner Zieschang, German mathematician

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