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What Happened on August 30, 1871

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Person of interestErnest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford [1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson], New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics (Nobel 1908), born in Brightwater, New Zealand (d. 1937)


1871 Highlights

About August 30, 1871

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo