- 1535 A parhelion - the appearance of a luminous ring around the Sun - is observed over Stockholm
- 1902 Pierre and Marie Curie refine radium chloride
- 1918 Birth of Kai Siegbahn, winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize along with Nicolaas Bloembergen and Arthur Schawlow for their work in laser spectroscopy
- 1927 Birth of Karl Alexander Müller, who was awarded the 1987 Nobel Prize jointly with Johannes Georg Bednorz for their studies of superconductivity in ceramics
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