1720 - Birth of Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist
1822 - Birth of Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist
1858 - Death of Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist
1899 - Birth of Max Theiler, South African virologist, Nobel Prize Laureate
1925 - Birth of…
1178 - Five Canterbury monks see what was possibly the Giordano Bruno crater being formed.
1858 - Charles Darwin receives from Alfred Russel Wallace a paper that included nearly identical conclusions about evolution as Darwin’s own. This prompts Darwin to publish his theory.
1983 - STS-7…
1867 - Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer
1902 - Karl Popper, Austrian-born philosopher
1904 - Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov, Russian physicist, Nobel laureate
1915 - Charles Townes, American physicist, Nobel laureate
1925 - Baruch S. Blumberg, American scientist, Nobel…
1996 - NASA launches the Mars Global Surveyor.
1818 - Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician
1867 - Maria Sklodowska-Curie, Polish-born chemist, physicist and Nobel Prize laureate (twice)
1878 - Lise Meitner, Austrian/American chemist, physicist and Nobel Prize laureate
1888 - C. V.…