Today in Science (0216)

Births

1727 - Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist

1804 - Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist

1822 - Francis Galton, English biologist and biometrician

1834 - Ernst Haeckel, German zoologist and philosopher

Deaths

1531 - Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer

1754 - Richard Mead, English physician

1980 - Erich Hückel, German physicist

1997 - Chien-Shiung Wu, Chinese-American physicist

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