2 giorni fa · The nomination archive reveals that Poincaré received a total of 51 nominations between 1904 and 1912, the year of his death. Of the 58 nominations for the 1910 Nobel Prize, 34 named Poincaré.  Nominators included Nobel laureates Hendrik Lorentz and Pieter Zeeman (both of 1902), Marie Curie (of 1903), Albert Michelson (of 1907), Gabriel Lippmann (of 1908) and Guglielmo Marconi (of 1909).
3 giorni fa · United States construction of the Panama canal, 1904–1914 Chief engineer John Frank Stevens Sanitation officer William C. Gorgas. The US formally took control of the canal property on May 4, 1904, inheriting from the French a depleted workforce and a vast jumble of buildings, infrastructure, and equipment, much of it in poor condition.
3 giorni fa · Classic explanations include yellow fever, bubonic plague, influenza, smallpox, chickenpox, typhus, and syndemic infection of hepatitis B and hepatitis D. 1,143,000–3,429,000 (estimated 30–90% of population)   1629–1631 Italian plague (part of the second plague pandemic ) 1629–1631. Italy. Bubonic plague.
3 giorni fa · 1905 Gillespie Aeroplane. 1905 Jones Aeroplane ( Charles Oliver Jones) 1905 Lebaudy No.1B airship. 1905 Lipkovski Helicopter  1905 Montgomery California tandem glider  1905 Montgomery Defalco tandem glider  1905 Santos-Dumont No.11 monoplane. 1905 Santos-Dumont No.12 helicopter. 1905 Santos-Dumont No.13 airship.
2 giorni fa · Motor racing began on the Isle of Man in 1904 with the Gordon Bennett Eliminating Trial, restricted to touring automobiles. As the Motor Car Act 1903 placed a speed restriction of 20 mph (32 km/h) on automobiles in the UK, Julian Orde, Secretary of the Automobile Car Club of Britain and Ireland approached the authorities in the Isle of Man for the permission to race automobiles on the island's ...
2 giorni fa · Antonín Leopold Dvořák ( / d ( ə) ˈvɔːrʒɑːk, - ʒæk / d (ə-)VOR-zha (h)k; Czech: [ˈantoɲiːn ˈlɛopold ˈdvor̝aːk] ⓘ; 8 September 1841 – 1 May 1904) was a Czech composer. Dvořák frequently employed rhythms and other aspects of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia, following the Romantic-era nationalist example ...
3 giorni fa · Dr. Seuss. Theodor Seuss Geisel ( / suːs ˈɡaɪzəl, zɔɪs -/ ⓘ sooss GHY-zəl, zoyss -;    March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991)  was an American children's author and cartoonist. He is known for his work writing and illustrating more than 60 books under the pen name Dr. Seuss ( / suːs, zuːs / SOOSS, ZOOSS ).