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1731
Died, Brook Taylor, English mathematician (calculus of finite differences)
ref: en.wikipedia.org

1766
Born, Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric
ref: en.wikipedia.org

1800
Born, Charles Goodyear, inventor of the vulcanization of rubber. (Neither Goodyear nor his family was ever connected with the company named in his honor.)
ref: en.wikipedia.org

1891
Thomas Edison received US patent number 465,971 for "a means of transmitting signals electrically" (radio).
ref: www.rfcafe.com

1908
Born, Gerben Sonderman, Dutch Fokker test pilot
ref: translate.google.com

1937
G. Kulin discovered asteroid #1442 Corvina & #2712; and K. Reinmuth discovered asteroid #1443 Ruppina.

1948
The First Report of the Secretary of Defense, James Forrestal, reported in an appendix that the United States had been engaged in research on an Earth satellite.
ref: books.google.com

1958
Born, Nancy Jane Currie-Gregg PhD (at Wilmington, Delaware, USA), Colonel US Army, NASA astronaut (STS 57, STS 70, STS 88, STS 109; over 41d 15.5h total time in spaceflight)
Astronaut Nancy L. Currie-Gregg, mission specialist, NASA photo (1998) 9359171131_be1f3dcd2a_n.jpg
Astronaut Nancy L. Currie-Gregg, mission specialist, NASA photo (1998)
ref: en.wikipedia.org


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