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June 3, 1771 in History

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Birthdays in History

  • Charles Bernard Desormes, Dijon, French Physicist and Chemist who determined the ratio of the specific heats of gases as well as the exact composition of carbon monoxide and carbon disulphide
  • Sydney Smith, English preacher, reformer and author, born in Woodford, Essex (d. 1845)
1771 in History