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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
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
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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