Today in Science (0904)

Events

1956 - The IBM RAMAC 305, the first commercial computer that used magnetic disk storage, is introduced.

Births

1906 - Max Delbrück, German biologist and Nobel laureate

1913 - Stanford Moore, American chemist and Nobel laureate

Deaths

1784 - César-François Cassini de Thury, French astronomer

1852 - William MacGillivray, Scottish naturalist and ornithologist

1977 - Jean Rostand, French biologist

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