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Events

2002 - The last successful telemetry from NASA space probe Pioneer 10.

Births

1755 - Marc-Antoine Parseval, French mathematician

1791 - Samuel F. B. Morse, American inventor

1820 - Herbert Spencer, English philosopher and social evolutionist

1913 - Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1920 - Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician

1927 - Karl Alexander Müller, Swiss physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1932 - Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born mathematician and philosopher

Deaths

1936 - Karl Pearson, English statistician and biometrician

1952 - Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician

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