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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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