Artist and City Alderman, Basel
Jacob and Francina take family
Holds until Death in 1705
Jaccob Bernoulli dies , Succeeded by Johan as Chair, Math U Basel
Opening of St Petersburg Academy 13NOV1775
For work on Tides.
Daniel would win 10 over his lifetime
Leonhard would win 12
Father Throws Daniel out of house. Takes Prize Sharing as insult.
Stability of ships in storms.
At the time He estimated that 3/4 of European population infected and 10% of deaths were due to Smallpox.
Some risk inproceedure but as refined ended Smallpox.
The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch Revolt was the secession war in which the proto-Netherlands first became an independent country and in which the region now known as Belgium became established. It was carried on by the Calvinist and predominantly mercantile Dutch provinces.
10,000 French Huguenots killed
8000 Huguenots Killed
Duke of Alba,Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Appointed Govrenor of the Netherlands 1507 - 1582
Works closely with Daniel Bernoulli
1623 Jun 19, Blaise Pascal (d.1662), French mathematician, physicist, religious writer, was born. He affirmed that the heart has its reasons, that reason does not comprehend. The French mathematician invented the roulette wheel in an effort to create a perpetual motion machine. He formulated the first laws of atmospheric pressure, equilibrium of liquids and probability." All the troubles of man come from his not knowing how to sit still."
Developed a power series method for interpolating table values.
Did not publish at the time
1715: published work on polynomial approximations of transcendental functions
Jul 5, The first volume of Isaac Newton's "Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica" ("Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy") was published in Latin by Edmund Halley. His invention of differential and integral calculus is here presented.
With Taylor, most commonly associated with Power Series.
The work remains to this day the standard French Translation.
Her translation and commentary greatly contributed to the the acceptance of Newtonian Science ion Europe. (see Larson pg 490)
1571 Dec 27, Johannes Kepler (d.1630), German astronomer known as the "father of modern astronomy," was born. Working with the data gathered by Tycho Brahe, he established the three laws of planetary motion:
a) The planets do not travel in concentric circles, but in ellipses, with the sun at one of the two foci of the ellipse.
b) A radius vector joining a planet to the sun sweeps out equal areas in equal times.
c) The third law asserted a mathematical relation between the periods of revolution of the planets and their distance from the sun.
Tycho Brahe, Danish astronomer, had his financial support cut by a new Danish king and moved to Prague where his student, Johannes Kepler, aided him and to whom he left all his astronomical data.
The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science, and is possibly the oldest such society in existence. Founded in November 1660, it was granted a Royal Charter by King Charles II as the "Royal Society of London".
1666 The French Academy of Sciences was founded.
1721 Apr 26, The smallpox vaccination was 1st administrated. Lady Mary Wortley Montegu had returned to England following a stay in Turkey with her ambassador husband. She had learned of a procedure to inoculate against smallpox and began a campaign to have the procedure established.
Benjamin Franklin and John Bartram founded the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia as an American counterpart to the British Royal Society.
Jul 13, A group of 108 English colonists, led by Sir Richard Grenville, reached Roanoke Island, North Carolina. Roanoke Island near North Carolina became England's first foothold in the New World.
Mar 20, The Dutch East India Company was chartered to carry on trade in the East Indies. The company traded to 1798 whereupon its possessions were dissolved into the Dutch empire.
Dec 21, The Mayflower reached Plymouth, Mass
Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, a small city between the York and James rivers was founded.
1670 May 2, The Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson Bay (the Hudson Bay Co.) was chartered by England's King Charles II to exploit the resources of the Hudson Bay area. By 2006 it had mutated into Canada’s largest non-food retailer.
Aug 21, Pueblo Indians took possession of Santa Fe, N.M., after driving out the Spanish. They destroyed almost all of the Spanish churches in Taos and Santa Fe
Williamsburg became the capital of Virginia and served as the capital of the British colony until 1780.
1705 The first steam engine was built.
Jan 17, Benjamin Franklin (d.1790), American statesman, was born in Boston
Feb 22, George Washington (d.1799) the first president of the United States was born in Westmoreland, Virginia.
Died same day as Jefferson
Apr 13, Thomas Jefferson (d.1826), the third president of the United States, was born in present-day Albemarle County, Va.
March 5, British troops taunted by a crowd of colonists fired on an unruly mob in Boston and killed five citizens in what came to be known as the Boston Massacre.
1775 Apr 19, Alerted by Paul Revere the American Revolutionary War began at Lexington Common with the Battle of Lexington-Concord.