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22/09/2020

On September 20, 451 AD, the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains took place. A coalition led by Roman general Flavius Aëtius and Visigothic king Theodoric I against the Huns commanded by their leader Attila faced each other in a decisive battle
http://scihi.org/catalaunian-plains/

On September 1842, Scottish chemist and physicist Sir James Dewar was born. He is probably best-known today for his inve...
22/09/2020
James Dewar and the Liquefaction of Gases - SciHi Blog

On September 1842, Scottish chemist and physicist Sir James Dewar was born. He is probably best-known today for his invention of the Dewar flask, which he used in conjunction with extensive research into the liquefaction of gases.
http://scihi.org/james-dewar/

On September 1842, Scottish chemist and physicist Sir James Dewar was born. He is probably best-known today for his invention of the Dewar flask.

22/09/2020

On September 19, 1991, two German tourist found a corpse in the Ötztal Alps on the Austrian–Italian border. The corpse turned out to be a well-preserved natural mummy of a man who lived around 3,300 BCE, which has become famous under the name “Ötzi“.
http://scihi.org/oetzi-iceman/

On September 19, 1864, German botanist and geneticist Carl Erich Correns was born. Correns is notable primarily for his ...
22/09/2020
Carl Correns and the Principles of Heredity - SciHi Blog

On September 19, 1864, German botanist and geneticist Carl Erich Correns was born. Correns is notable primarily for his independent discovery of the principles of heredity, and for his rediscovery of Gregor Mendel‘s earlier paper on that subject,
http://scihi.org/carl-correns-heredity/

German botanist and geneticist Carl Correns is notable primarily for his independent discovery of the principles of heredity according to Gregor Mendel

22/09/2020

On September 19, 1982, Scott Fahlman posted the first documented emoticons 🙂 and 🙁 on the Carnegie Mellon University Bulletin Board System.
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On September 19, 1840, Marie-Fortunée Fafarge was convicted of murdering her husband by arsenic poisoning. Her case has ...
22/09/2020
Madame Marie Lafarge - The first "Victim" of the Marsh Test - SciHi Blog

On September 19, 1840, Marie-Fortunée Fafarge was convicted of murdering her husband by arsenic poisoning. Her case has become notable because she was the first person convicted largely on direct forensic toxicological evidence.
http://scihi.org/marie-lafarge/

On September 19, 1840, Marie Lafarge was convicted of poisoning her husband. She was the first person convicted on direct forensic toxicological evidence.

On September 18, 1870, American anthropologist Clark David Wissler was born. Wissler devised the age-area concept which ...
22/09/2020
Clark Wissler and the Normative Aspect of Culture - SciHi Blog

On September 18, 1870, American anthropologist Clark David Wissler was born. Wissler devised the age-area concept which held that the age of cultural traits could be found by correlating the diffusion of those traits throughout their associated area
http://scihi.org/clark-wissler-normative-aspect-culture/

American anthropologist Clark Wissler devised the age-area concept which held that the age of cultural traits could be found by correlating the diffusion of those traits throughout their associated area.

22/09/2020

On September 18, 1752, French mathematician Adrien-Marie Legendre was born. He is best known for his contributions in number theory, celestial mechanics and elliptic functions.
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22/09/2020

On September 17, 1677, English clergyman Stephen Hales was born. Hales made major contributions to a range of scientific fields including botany, pneumatic chemistry and physiology. He was the first person to measure blood pressure.
http://scihi.org/stephan-hales-blood-pressure/

On September 17, 1991, the Finnish student of computer science Linus Torvalds, uploaded Linux kernel version 0.01 to the...
21/09/2020
Linux at the Core of the Open Source Revolution - SciHi Blog

On September 17, 1991, the Finnish student of computer science Linus Torvalds, uploaded Linux kernel version 0.01 to the ftp server ftp.funet.fi. This might be considered as the date of birth of the famous free operating system Linux
http://scihi.org/happy-birthday-linux/

On September 17, 1991, Linus Torvalds, uploaded Linux kernel version 0.01 to the server ftp.funet.fi, considered as the birth of the operating system Linux

21/09/2020

On September 16, 1620, the famous transport ship Mayflower started its first voyage to the new world with English and Dutch separatists on board and arriving Plymouth, Massachusetts in the same year.
http://scihi.org/mayflower-new-world/

On September 16, 1804, US-American civil engineer Squire Whipple was born. He who provided the first scientifically base...
20/09/2020
Squire Whipple - The Father of the Iron Bridge - SciHi Blog

On September 16, 1804, US-American civil engineer Squire Whipple was born. He who provided the first scientifically based rules for bridge construction and has become known as the father of iron bridge building in America.
http://scihi.org/squire-whipple/

On September 16, 1804, US-American civil engineer Squire Whipple was born. He has become known as the father of iron bridge building in America.

On September 16, 1835, the New York Sun conceded that her serial article about the sensational discoveries of astronomer...
20/09/2020
The Great Moon Hoax of 1835 - SciHi Blog

On September 16, 1835, the New York Sun conceded that her serial article about the sensational discoveries of astronomer Sir John Herschel about the Moon was only a hoax to increase their circulation.
http://scihi.org/great-moon-hoax/

On September 16, 1835, the New York Sun concedes that the serial on the sensational discoveries of Sir John Herschel about the Moon was only a hoax.

20/09/2020

Around 1254 (according to some sources on September 15, 1254 [1]) Venetian merchant traveler Marco Polo was born. He is best known for his journeys to Central Asia and China, narrated in the book “Il Milione”
http://scihi.org/marco-polo/

On September 15, 1929, American physicist and Nobel Laureate Murray Gell-Mann was born. He is best known for his work on...
20/09/2020
Murray Gell-Mann and the Quark Model - SciHi Blog

On September 15, 1929, American physicist and Nobel Laureate Murray Gell-Mann was born. He is best known for his work on the theory of elementary particles and introduced the quark model.
http://scihi.org/murray-gell-mann/

American physicist and Nobel Laureate Murray Gell-Mann is best known for his work on the theory of elementary particles and introduced the quark model.

On September 15, 1824, German philosopher and psychologist Moritz Lazarus was born. He held that humanity must be studie...
19/09/2020
The psychologist must study mankind from the historical or comparative standpoint - Moritz Lazarus - SciHi Blog

On September 15, 1824, German philosopher and psychologist Moritz Lazarus was born. He held that humanity must be studied from the historical, comparative viewpoint, analyzing the elements that constitute the fabric of society
http://scihi.org/moritz-lazarus/

German philosopher and psychologist Moritz Lazarus was born. He held that humanity must be studied from the historical, comparative viewpoint

On September 15, 1881, French automobile designer and manufacturer Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti was born, founder of Auto...
19/09/2020
Ettore Bugatti and the Most Beautiful Cars in the World

On September 15, 1881, French automobile designer and manufacturer Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti was born, founder of Automobiles E. Bugatti, which in the opinion of some collectors, build the most beautiful cars in automobile history.
http://scihi.org/ettore-bugatti/

Ettore Bugatti is remembered as the founder and proprietor of the automobile manufacturing company Automobiles E. Bugatti

On September 15, 1864, British explorer and army officer John Hanning Speke died by accident with a shot gun. Speke is m...
19/09/2020
John Hanning Speke and the Source of the Nile - SciHi Blog

On September 15, 1864, British explorer and army officer John Hanning Speke died by accident with a shot gun. Speke is most associated with the search for the source of the Nile and was in fact the first European that reached Lake Victoria
http://scihi.org/john-hanning-speke-river-nile/

British explorer and army officer John Hanning Speke was the first European to reach Lake Victoria and as such the "discoverer of the source of the Nile".

On September 15, 1736, French astronomer, mathematician, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution...
19/09/2020
Jean Bailly and the Orbit of Halley's Comet - SciHi Blog

On September 15, 1736, French astronomer, mathematician, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution Jean Sylvain Bailly was born. Bailly computed an orbit for Halley’s Comet and studied the 4 satellites of Jupiter then known.
http://scihi.org/jean-bailly/

French astronomer, mathematician, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution Jean Bailly computed an orbit for Halley's Comet

On September 15, 1890, English writer Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, aka Agatha Christie, was born. ...
19/09/2020
Agatha Christie - Explorer, Archaeologist, and World Famous Author of Detective Stories - SciHi Blog

On September 15, 1890, English writer Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, aka Agatha Christie, was born. Agatha Christie is known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections
http://scihi.org/agatha-christie-detective-stories/

Agatha Christie is known for her detective novels and short stories, particularly those around her fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple

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