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February Birthdays

Inventors & Scientists with February Birthdays

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February Birthdays

What famous inventor or scientist has the same February birthday as you. The second month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

February 1

  • 1905 - Italian physicist, Emilio Segre, won the Nobel Prize in Physics, and discovered antiprotons, a sub-atomic antiparticle and an element used for the atomic bomb used on Nagasaki
  • 1928 - Physicist, Sam Edwards

February 2

  • 1817 - English chemist, John Glover discovered sulfuric acid
  • 1859 - American physician & sexologist, Havelock Ellis wrote the Psychology of Sex
  • 1905 - Jean-Pierre Guerlain invented cosmetics pioneer

February 3

  • 1821 - Elizabeth Blackwell of Bristol England was the first accredited woman physician

February 4

  • 1841 - French inventor, Clement Ader was the first to fly a heavier-than-air craft
  • 1875 - German physicist, Ludwig Prandtl was considered the father of aerodynamics
  • 1903 - Mathematician, Alexander Oppenheim

February 5

  • 1840 - Scottish inventor, John Boyd Dunlop invented pneumatic rubber tires
  • 1840 - Hiram Maxim invented the automatic single-barrel rifle
  • 1914 - British physicist, Alan Hodgkin won the Nobel Prize in 1963
  • 1915 - American atomic physicist, Robert Hofstadter
  • 1943 - Inventor Nolan Bushnell, was the founder of Atari and the creator of Pong

February 6

  • 1879 - German research physicist, Carl Ramsauer discovered the Ra-msauer-Townsend effect
  • 1890 - Anton Hermann Fokker was an avation pioneer
  • 1907 - Sam Green was a noted industrialist and inventor
  • 1913 - British scientist, Mary Leakey

February 7

  • 1870 - Austrian psychiatrist, Alfred Adler discovered Inferiority Complex
  • 1905 - Swedish physiologist, Ulf Svante von Euler won the Nobel Prize in 1970

February 8

  • 1828 - French writer, Jules Verne is considered the father of sci-fi, and wrote From the Earth to the Moon
  • 1922 - Joeri Averbach was a noted Russian chess grandmaster

February 9

  • 1871 - American pathologist, Howard T Ricketts studied typhus fever
  • 1910 - French biochemist, Jacques Monod
  • 1923 - Norman E. Shumway was a pioneer cardiac transplant surgeon
  • 1943 - Joseph E. Stiglitz was a noted American economist
  • 1950 - Andrew N Meltzoff was a noted developmental psychologist

February 10

  • 1880 - Engineer, Jesse G Vincent designed the first V-12 engine
  • 1896 - British scientist, Alister Hardy
  • 1897 - Microbiologist, John Franklin Ender won the Nobel Prize in 1954 for his research into polio.
  • 1920 - English physician and writer, Alex Comfort wrote "The Joy of Sex"
  • 1941 - Dave Parnas was a noted American scientist

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