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Selected anniversaries in September

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  • 2006 - Death of Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and television personality (b. 1962)


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  • 1635 - Death of Metius, Dutch mathematician and astronomer (b. 1571)


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  • 1996 - Death of Hans List, Austrian scientist and inventor (b. 1896)


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  • 1677 - Birth of Stephen Hales, English physiologist, chemist, and inventor (d. 1761)


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  • 2003 - Galileo mission terminated by sending the probe into Jupiter's atmosphere, where it is crushed by the pressure at the lower altitudes


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  • 1802 - Baron Jurij Vega, Slovenian mathematician and military officer (b. 1754)
  • 1887 - Birth of Sir Barnes Wallis, English scientist, engineer and inventor (d. 1979)


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  • 2004 - The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo