It was intended to study the ionizing radiation, cosmic rays, magnetic fields, and micrometeorites in the vicinity of the Earth and in lunar orbit. Due to a launch vehicle malfunction, the spacecraft attained only a ballistic trajectory and never reached the Moon.
1904, Australia; The Ian Potter Centre, NGV at Federation Square, Melbourne
1877-1953. Performed pioneering experiments in aviation.
Born 1958, is a NZ entrepreneur who popularised the ectreme sport of bungy jumping
Yes, he invented the bunsen burner -- Born 1811 CE, died 1899 CE
Born 1700 CE, died 1782 CE
Born 1871 CE, died 1937 CE
Second Jupiter flyby. Used Jupiter's mass in a gravity assist to alter its trajectory toward Saturn. Made a successful Saturn flyby and then followed an escape trajectory from the solar system. On Dec. 4, 1974, Pioneer 11 passed to within 34,000 km of Jupiter's cloud tops and obtained dramatic images of the Great Red Spot, made the first observation of the immense polar regions, and determined the mass of Jupiter's moon Callisto.
Skipton, North Yorkshire. Voice of the Yorkshire Dales
"Doc" Holliday, lawman, d. 1887
1941; Grammy Award single; peaked at #4 on the Billboard chart
TV movie starring Jessica Lang, David Strathairn, Tom Aldredge , Heather Graham, Anne Heche and Reed Diamond