- 1753 Birth of Benjamin Thompson, known for his work on mechanically generated heat, which contradicted the then-dominant caloric theory and helped to establish the law of the conservation of energy
- 1938 Birth of Anthony James Leggett, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize along with Vitaly Ginzburg and Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov for contributions to the theory of superconductors
- 1951 Birth of Carl Wieman, awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize jointly with Eric Allin Cornell for their production of the first Bose-Einstein condensate
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