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1849 Ivan Pavlov (Russian-born 1904 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology) Ivan Pavlov Psychology 1904 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology
1887 Karl Compton (Ohio-born Physicist) Ohio Scientists & Mathematicians Physics
1909 Peter Markham Scott (English Naturalist) English Scientists & Mathematicians Earth and Environmental Science World Wildlife Federation
1936 Ferid Murad (Indiana-born 1998 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology) Ferid Murad Medical Research 1998 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1712 Giovanni Domenico Cassini (Italian Astronomer) Giovanni Domenico Cassini Space and Astronomy
1875 Increase Lapham (New York-born Scientist; Wisconsin Geologist, Meteorologist, Historian, Archivist, Anthropologist) New York Scientsts and Mathematicians Wisconsin Scientsts and Mathematicians Geology Meteorology Wisconsin Historical Society
1843 Hurricane and 10' Storm Surge Destroy Port Leon, Florida Florida Hurricane Flooding Florida State Historical Society
1886 First U.S. Patent for a Typewriter Ribbon Is Issued to George Kerr Anderson of Tennessee Tennessee Patents & Trademarks History of Technology Historic Firsts National Technical Employment Services
1919 Five Die When Hurricane Destroys Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas Texas Hurricane Health Care Death Texas State Historical Association
1924 First Hydroelectric Power From Skagit River Gorge Dam Reaches Seattle Washington Dams Electricity Historic Firsts HistoryLink
1927 Portland, Oregon Welcomes Charles Lindbergh with a Parade, a Banquet and a Radio Broadcast for Children Portland, Oregon Charles Lindbergh
1959 Soviet Probe Luna 2 Crash Lands as First Man-made Object on the Moon Soviet Space Program Cold War Lunar Exploration Historic Firsts Luna 2
1999 Hurricane Floyd Hits Delaware, Drowning 2 Children and Leaving 25,000 People without Power Delaware Hurricanes Death State of Delaware

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