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Births

1714 - César-François Cassini de Thury, French astronomer

1832 - Sir William Crookes, English physicist and chemist

1898 - Carl Hermann, German physicist

1920 - François Jacob, French biologist, Nobel laureate

Deaths

1940 - Arthur Harden, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1996 - Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science

2001 - Donald J. Cram, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

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