1750 - Birth of Caroline Herschel, German-born English astronomer
1789 - Birth of Georg Simon Ohm, German physicist
1794 - Birth of Ami BouÃ©, Austrian geologist
1859 - Birth of Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist
1867 - First publication of an article by Joseph Lister…
1951 - Mexican chemist Luis E. Miramontes synthesizes the first oral contraceptive
1997 - The Cassini probe launches from Cape Canaveral on its way to Saturn.
2001 - NASA’s Galileo spacecraft passes within 112 miles of Jupiter’s moon Io.
1608 - Evangelista Torricelli, Italian…
1962 - Telstar relays the first live trans-Atlantic television signal.
1972 - The United States launches Landsat 1, first Earth-resources satellite.
1775 - Etienne-Louis Malus, French physicist and mathematician
1886 - Walter H. Schottky, German physicist
1906 - Vladimir Prelog,…
1877- Ugo Cerletti, Italian neurologist
1887 - Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, British scientist, engineer and inventor
1802 - Jurij Vega, Slovenian mathematician and physicist
1877 - Hermann Grassmann, German mathematician and physicist
1951 - Hans Cloos, German geologist
1976 - Lavoslav…