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  • Palermo, Italy
    Wednesday Feb 5, 1896

    X-ray

    Developing live images

    Palermo, Italy
    Wednesday Feb 5, 1896

    On February 5, 1896 live imaging devices were developed by both Italian scientist Enrico Salvioni (his "cryptoscope") and Professor McGie of Princeton University (his "Skiascope"), both using barium platinocyanide.




  • Sanremo, Italy
    Thursday Dec 10, 1896

    Alfred Nobel

    Death

    Sanremo, Italy
    Thursday Dec 10, 1896

    On December 10, 1896, Alfred Nobel succumbed to a lingering heart ailment, suffered a stroke, and died.




  • Sanremo, Italy
    Thursday Dec 10, 1896

    Nobel Prize

    Alfred Nobel's death

    Sanremo, Italy
    Thursday Dec 10, 1896

    On 10 December 1896, Alfred Nobel died in his villa in San Remo, Italy, from a cerebral haemorrhage. He was 63 years old.




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