1897 Guglielmo Marconi receives a patent for his invention of the radio
- 1862 Birth of William Henry Bragg, who shared the 1915 Nobel Prize with his son William Lawrence Bragg for their invention of the x-ray spectrometer and subsequent work on x-ray crystallography
- 1906 Birth of Hans Bethe, the theoretical physicist who made contributions to nuclear physics, quantum electrodynamics and astrophysics, headed the Theoretical Division of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, which created the first atomic weapons, and who was awarded the 1967 Nobel Prize for his work on stellar nucleosynthesis
- 1914 Birth of Mário Schenberg, known for his theory of the nuclear processes in the formation of supernovae
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