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DECEMBER 29

1876 Charles Macintosh (Scottish Chemist Who Developed Process for Waterproofing Coats) Scottish Scientists & Mathematicians Chemistry Water
1911 Klaus Fuchs (German-American Physicist, Spy) German Scientists & Mathematicians Physics World War II
1955 Ernest Herndon (Tennessee-born Novelist Children's Science Author) Tennesssee Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors Science
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1731 Brook Taylor (English Mathematician) Brook Taylor Algebra
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1917 A 1/2" of Snow Covers Many Counties in Florida's Panhandle and in North Florida Florida Snow Florida Historical Society
1973 The Island of Vanuatu Is At the Epicenter of a 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Vanuatu Earthquakes USGS
1977 The ALHA 77005 Mars Meteorite Is Discovered at Allan Hills, Antarctica Mars Antarctica Meteorites NASA
1998 Six Die As Storm Waves Hit Competitors in Australia's Annual Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race Australia Boating Storms Oceans Death BBC

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