- 1957 The International Atomic Energy Agency is established, aimed at promoting the peaceful use of nuclear power and restricting the use of nuclear weapons
- 2005 The discoveries of the dwarf planets Eris and Makemake are announced; this ultimately leads to Pluto being redesignated as a dwarf planet
- 1898 Birth of Isidor Isaac Rabi, winner of the 1944 Nobel Prize for his discovery of nuclear magnetic resonance
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