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1879 – Born on March 26th in Schaffhausen, Northern Switzerland. Swiss structural engineer and designer of numerous long suspension bridges. 1897-1902 – Studied civil engineering at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. 1904 – Ammann immigrated to the United States, where he helped design railroad bridges. 1931-1964 – He designed some of America’s greatest ..

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1802 – Horatio Allen was born in Schenectady, New York on May 10, 1802. 1823 – He graduated from Columbia and was appointed the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company as chief engineer. 1828 – He was sent to England to buy locomotives for the canal company’s projected railway. 1829 – He assembled the first steam ..

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1903 – Alexandrov was born in Russia on the 13th of February. 1959 – Appointed Director of the Kurchatov Institute Russia’s prime nuclear research institute. 1966 – Appointed member of the Central Committee. 1968-1969 – Receive the Lenin Prize Award for two consecutive years. 1975-1986 – Became the President of the Soviet Academy of Sciences. ..

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1835 – He was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland on the 17th of December.   1849 – Emigrated to the United States with his father.   1855 – He graduated at Harvard University.   1857 – Agassiz took the degree of bachelor of science at the Lawrence scientific school in Harvard.   1859 – He became ..

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