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Events (100 years ago today): 1914 - The Franck-Hertz experiment, a pillar of quantum mechanics, is presented to the German Physical Society.

Births (100 years ago today): 1914 - William Castle, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1977)

Births (50 years ago today): 1964 - Helga Arendt, German sprinter (d. 2013)

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1964 - Gerhard Domagk, German pathologist and bacteriologist (b. 1895)

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