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FEBRUARY 10

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Storms Inventors & Inventions The BBC
1846 Ira Remsen (New York City-born Chemist, Educator) New York City Scientists & Mathematicians Chemistry Education
1897 John Enders (Connecticut-born Chemist; 1954 Nobel Laureate for Medicine) Connecticut Scientists & Mathematicians Chemistry 1954 Nobel Laureate for Medicine
1902 Per Teodor Cleve (Swedish Chemist) Swedish Scientists & Mathematicians Chemistry Holmium Thulium
Walter Brattain (Washington-born co-Inventor of the Transistor; 1956 Nobel Laureate for Physics) Walter Brattain The Transistor History of Technology 1956 Nobel Laureate for Physics
1924 Edward Dolan (California-born Children's Author) California Authors and Illustrators Young-adult Authors Science Soccer
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1901 Wilhelm Konrad von Roentgen (German Physicist Who Discovered X-Rays; 1901 Nobel Laureate for Physics") Wilhelm Konrad von Roentgen Physics X-Rays and Radiation 1901 Nobel Laureate for Physics
1912 Joseph Lister (English Scientist) Joseph Lister Medical Research
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1874 African-American Inventor, Lewis Latimer, Receives His First Patent Lewis Latimer Inventors & Inventions Patents and Trademarks Historic Firsts African-American Scientists & Mathematicians Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1877 The American Physiological Society Is Formed in Boston Boston, Massachusetts Medicine American Physiological Society IntelliHealth
1897 A Vaccine Is Discovered for the Rinderpest Disease in Cattle Cows Medical Research South African History
1899 Electric Street Lights Illuminate Miami, Florida's Avenue B and 12th Street for the First Time Miami, Florida Electricity Light Historic Firsts Florida Historical Society
1961 The Niagara Falls Hydroelectric Project Is Formally Dedicated Niagara Falls Electricity New York Power Authority
1965 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Kills At least 20 in Northwestern Iran Iran Earthquakes Death Iran
Duluth, Minnesota Receives 15.4" of Snow Duluth, Minnesota Snow Minnesota State Historical Society
1976 Patent Is Issued for Combination Smoke and Heat Detector Fire Safety Inventors and Inventions Patents and Trademarks USPTO
1992 NASA Launches Defense Department Voice and Data Communications Satellite (DSCS III-08) Space Exploration History of Technology NASA
1996 IBM Computer Defeats World Chess Champion, Gary Kasparov Gary Kasparov Chess History of Computer Technology IBM Technology and Society
A Blizzard Covers the Entire State of Minnesota, Causing Governor Arne Carlson to Close All Schools Minnesota Government Education Snow Wind State of Minnesota

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