- 1983 The Pioneer 10 space probe travels beyond the orbit of Pluto
- 1953 Physicists Rosalind Franklin, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins and biologist James Watson publish their paper in Nature on the structure of DNA, which they'd discovered using x-ray crystallography
- 1900 Birth of Wolfgang Pauli, known for his exclusion principle in quantum mechanics - that no two identical fermions can occupy the same state at the same time - for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1945
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