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What Happened on December 5, 1903

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Person of interestCecil Frank Powell

Cecil Frank Powell, English physicist who discovered pion (pi-meson), a subatomic particle (Nobel 1950), born in Tonbridge, England (d. 1969)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Cecil Frank Powell
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Cecil Frank Powell

1903 Highlights

About December 5, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius