- 1755 Birth of Nicolas-Jacques Conté, who was involved in the development of the hot air balloon in aeronautics and who invented the pencil
- 1805 Birth of William Rowan Hamilton, known for his many contributions to physics and particularly his mathematical reformulation of classical Newtonian mechanics in terms of the total energy of a system
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