1985 - The Internet’s Domain Name System is created.
1989 - The Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer comes into force.
1774 - AndrÃ© Marie Constant DumÃ©ril, French zoologist
1854 - Sir James George Frazer, Scottish anthropologist
1876 - Harriet Brooks, Canadian physicist
1878 - Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer
1917 - Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist
1800 - Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton, French naturalist
1817 - Martin Heinrich Klaproth, German chemist
1862 - Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist
1894 - Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, German physicist
1931 - Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist
1995 - Eugene Wigner, Hungarian physicist and Nobel Prize laureate