1765 - Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician
1868 - Georgy Voronoy, Russian mathematician
1900 - Jan Oort, Dutch astronomer
1906 - Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician
1928 - Eugene M. Shoemaker, American astronomer
1941 - K. Barry Sharpless, American chemist, Nobel laureate…
1684 - Isaac Newton’s derivation of Kepler’s laws from his theory of gravity, contained in the paper De motu corporum in gyrum, is read to the Royal Society by Edmund Halley.
1452 - Johannes StÃ¶ffler, German mathematician and astronomer
1588 - Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and…
1714 - CÃ©sar-FranÃ§ois Cassini de Thury, French astronomer
1832 - Sir William Crookes, English physicist and chemist
1898 - Carl Hermann, German physicist
1920 - FranÃ§ois Jacob, French biologist, Nobel laureate
1940 - Arthur Harden, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
1633 - Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition.
1880 - Thomas Edison observes the Edison effect.
2004 - The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics discovers the universe’s largest known diamond, white dwarf star BPM 37093.
1672 - Ãtienne FranÃ§ois…