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2667 BC – Born in Egypt.          – He may also have been responsible for the first known use of columns in architecture. 2630 BC – 2611 BC – He designed the Pyramid of Djzosèr at Saqqara in Egypt, during the 3rd Dynasty.          – He is also possibly the source and creator ..

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1850 – George Huntington, born on the 9th of April in Long Island, New York. He was an American physician. 1872 – Huntington’s disease bears his name because he described it in the first of only two academic papers he ever wrote. He wrote this paper when he was 22, one year after getting his ..

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1578 – William Harvey, born on the 1st of April in England, he eldest of seven sons of a farmer. The father of modern physiology, was the first researcher to discovery the circulation of blood through the body. 1597 – He studied arts and medicine at Cambridge University, where he received a bachelor of arts ..

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US Republican politician   member of Ohio senate 1899-1903   lieutenant governor of Ohio 1903-1905   delivered presidential nominating speech for William Howard Taft 1912   Senator from Ohio 1915-1921   delivered keynote address at Republican National Convention 1916   29th president of US 1921-1923   established Bureau of the Budget 1921   pardoned Eugene ..

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1790 – Born on the 18th of February, at Basford, near Nottingham 1809 – He entered a chemist’s shop at Newark, and began to study medicine at Edinburgh University. 1811 – He was elected senior president of the Royal Medical Society; the following year he took the M.D. degree, and was immediately appointed resident house ..

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1544 – He was born on the 24th day of May this year in Colchester, England. He is known for his investigations of magnetism and electricity. Gilbert was the originator of the term "electricity" and many regard him as the father of electrical engineering or father of electricity   1600 – His primary work was ..

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129AD – He was born this year in the Greek city of Pergamum (modern-day Bergama, Turkey).   148 – After his father’s death this year, he left to study in Smyrna, Corinth and Alexandria over a period of twelve years.   157 – He worked as a physician in a gladiator school for three or ..

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1737 – Born on the 9th of September. 1764 – He married the only daughter of a professor at the University of Bologna. 1772 – Galvani became president of the university. 1766 – Galvani began investigating the action of electricity upon the muscles of frogs. 1783 – According to popular version of the story, Galvani ..

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