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SEPTEMBER 28

1698 Pierre-Louis Maupertuis (French Mathematician, Biologist and Astronomer) French Scientists & Mathematicians Math Biology Space and Astronomy
1789 Richard Bright (English Physician, Pioneer Kidney Expert) English Scientists & Mathematicians Medicine Human Digestive and Urinary Systems Intellihealth
1852 Ferdinand-Frédéric-Henri Moissan (French-born 1906 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry) Parisian Scientists & Mathematicians Chemistry Fluorine 1906 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
1925 Seymour Cray (Wisconsin-born Supercomputer Inventor) Wisconsin Scientists & Mathematicians Inventors & Inventions Computer Technology
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1895 Louis Pasteur (French-born Chemist) Louis Pasteur Chemistry
1938 Charles Edgar Duryea (Illinois-born Automobile Inventor) Charles Edgar Duryea Automobiles
1953 Edwin Hubble (Missouri-born American Astronomer) Edwin Hubble Space & Astronomy Hubble Telescope
1954 George Harrison Shull (Ohio-born Botanist, Geneticist) George Shull Botany Genetics
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1865 Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Is First Female Licensed Physician in Britain. Great Britain Medicine Women Historic Firsts
1924 Two Army Planes Land in Seattle to Complete the First Round-the-World-Flight (175 d) Washington State Aviation History Historic Firsts History Link
1962 100-mph Tornado Hits the Sand Point Area of Seattle as the First Confirmed Tornado in Western Washington Seattle, Washington Tornados Historic Firsts History Link

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