Monday 8 February 2016, 05:46:43

Does time loop?
8 February 1575: The first Dutch university is founded in Leiden.
8 February 1700: Daniel Bernoulli, Dutch-Swiss mathematician, is born in Groningen.
8 February 1725: Peter the Great, tsar and emperor of Russia since 1682, dies in Saint Petersburg at age 52.
8 February 1828: Jules Verne, French author, is born in Nantes.
8 February 1834: Dmitri Mendeleev, Russian chemist, is born in the village of Verhnie Aremzyani near Tobolsk.
8 February 1837: Alexander Pushkin is mortally wounded in a duel with his brother in-law Georges d' Anthès and alleged lover of his wife.
8 February 1865: Gregor Mendel publishes his Versuche über Pflanzen-Hybriden or Experiments on Plant Hybridization, describing his laws of inheritance.
8 February 1910: The Boy Scouts of America organization is founded by Chicago entrepreneur W.D. Boyce upon return from a visit to London.
8 February 1915: “The Birth of a Nation” by D.W. Griffith, perhaps the highest-grossing film of the silent film era, opens in American cinemas.
8 February 1942: The United States introduces daylight saving time.
8 February 1957: John von Neumann, Hungarian-born American mathematician, dies of cancer at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington at age 53.
8 February 1971: NASDAQ, the world's first electronic stock exchange, starts operations.
I think when you spread the wealth around it 's good for everybody. ~ Barack Obama, in a conversation with Joe the Plumber
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4umi user made info         Painting by Raphael, La Scuola di Atene or The School of Athens, 1509-1511, fresco on the wall in the Palazzo Apostolico in the Vatican, 7.7×5.0 m.