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Aug 31

August 31: Hermann von Helmholtz

Hermann von Helmholtz

Hermann von Helmholtz (1821) It was on this date, August 31, 1821, that German physician and physicist Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz was born in Potsdam, Prussia, in what is now Germany. The son of a classics teacher of small means, Hermann was persuaded to set aside his love of natural science in favor of …

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Apr 24

April 24: Library of Congress Established

Library of Congress - Jefferson Building

The betterment of humankind was not a high priority of Christian Europe, or of the Muslim East. It was never considered that humanity could be improved.

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Feb 22

February 22: Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer

It was Arthur Schopenhauer who said, “Religion has always been and always will be in conflict with the noble endeavor after pure truth.”

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