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Historical Events in October 1803

  • Oct 20 US Senate ratifies the Louisiana Purchase

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 21 English scientist John Dalton reads his paper on the absorption of gases by water to the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Soc - 1st outline of his atomic theory

Chemist, Physicist and Meteorologist John Dalton
Chemist, Physicist and Meteorologist
John Dalton