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What Happened on August 30, 1871

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Ernest 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)

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About August 30, 1871

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo