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Born, Nicolas Louis de La Caille, French astronomer who mapped the Southern Hemisphere
ref: messier.seds.org

R. Luther discovered asteroid #78 Diana.

R. Luther discovered asteroid #118 Peitho.

A. Charlois discovered asteroid #400 Ducrosa.

Died, Henry Bessemer, English metallurgist, engineer, inventor (Bessemer process for steel manufacture)
ref: en.wikipedia.org

Born, Alan Lavern Bean (at Wheeler, Texas, USA), Capt USN, NASA astronaut (Apollo 12, Skylab 3; 69d 15.75h total time in spaceflight) (deceased)
Astronaut Alan Bean, NASA photo (1969 22 September)Source: Wikipedia (www.jsc.nasa.gov unavailable March 2019) 384px-Alan_Bean_NASA_portrait_%28S69-38859%29.jpg
Astronaut Alan Bean, NASA photo (1969 22 September)
Source: Wikipedia (www.jsc.nasa.gov unavailable March 2019)
ref: en.wikipedia.org

G. Kulin discovered asteroid #3380.

The first static test firing of a German V-2 rocket in the United States was performed at White Sands.
ref: www.wsmr.army.mil

L. Boyer discovered asteroid #1616 Filipoff.

A. Schmitt discovered asteroid #1622 Chacornac.

A. Schmitt discovered asteroid #3156.

The US National Observatory at Kitt Peak, Arizona was dedicated.
ref: en.wikipedia.org

NASA announced its choice of solid boosters for its Space Shuttle as it defended the program before Congress.
ref: history.nasa.gov

A. Mrkos discovered asteroid #3571.

The first domain name was registered on the Internet, www.symbolics.com.
ref: symbolics.com

Asteroid ES1 came within 160-180,000 km of Earth.
ref: www.universeguide.com

Died, Sir William Hayward Pickering ONZ KBE, former head of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
ref: en.wikipedia.org

The discovery of 90377 Sedna was announced, the farthest natural object in the Solar system observed to date.
ref: web.gps.caltech.edu

Died (colon cancer), G. David Low (at Reston, Virginia, USA), NASA astronaut (STS 32, STS 43, STS 57; over 29d 18h total time in spaceflight)
ref: en.wikipedia.org

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