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February Birthdays

Inventors & Scientists with February Birthdays

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February Birthdays - CEO Steve Jobs and Apple Inc. introduced its latest creation, the iPad, a mobile tablet browsing device that is a cross between the iPhone and a MacBook laptop.

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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 21

  • 1909 - American physician & gynaecologist, Helen O Dickens Henderson

February 22

  • 1796 - Adolphe Quetelet was a noted mathematician, astronomer, and statistician
  • 1822 - German physician, Adolf Kuszmaul invented the stomach pump and discovered Kuszmaul disease
  • 1852 - Internist, Pieter K Pel discovered Pel-Ebstein fever
  • 1857 - Robert Baden-Powell was the founder of Boy Scouts and the Girl Guides
  • 1857 - Physicist, Heinrich Hertz was the first to broadcast and receive radio waves and helped to invent radar technology.
  • 1937 - Samuel Whitbread was a noted English brewer
  • 1962 - Australian scientist, Steve Irwin

February 23

  • 1898 - German archaeologist, Reinhard Herbig
  • 1947 - British computer engineer, Colin Sanders invented Solid State Logic
  • 1953 - Astrophysicist, Sallie L. Baliunas

February 24

February 25

  • 1904 - Nutritionist, Adelle Davis was the author of Lets Stay Healthy

February 26

  • 1852 - John Harvey Kellogg started the flaked cereal industry and founded Kellogg Cereal
  • 1866 - Herbert Henry Dow was a pioneer in the chemical industry and founded Dow Chemical

February 27

  • 1891 - David Sarnoff founded RCA
  • 1897 - French astronomer, Bernard F. Lyot invented the Lyot filter
  • 1899 - Charles Best co-discoverered Insulin
  • 1933 - Geoffrey Maitland Smith founded Sears

February 28

  • 1933 - Geoffrey Maitland Smith founded Sears
  • 1663 - English inventor, Thomas Newcomen invented an improved steam engine
  • 1896 - American physician, Philip Showalter Hench discovered cortisone and won the Nobel Prize
  • 1901 - Chemist, Linus Pauling won the Nobel Prize in 1954 and 1962
  • 1915 - English zoologist and immunologist, Peter Medawar won the Nobel Prize in 1953
  • 1930 - American physicist, Leon Cooper won the Nobel Prize in 1972
  • 1948 - American scientist, Steven Chu co-won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1997

February 29

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