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240 BC Halley's Comet reaches its perihelion for the first time in recorded human history
- 1865 Birth of Pieter Zeeman, who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize with Hendrik Lorentz for his discovery of the Zeeman effect - the phenomenon in which spectral lines split into several components in the presence of a static magnetic field
- 1921 Birth of Jack Steinberger, who discovered the muon neutrino along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwarz, for which the trio were awarded the Nobel Prize in 1988
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