1966, President Charles de Gaulle opened the world's first tidal power station at Rance estuary, in Brittany.
1876 - Willis Carrier, American engineer, developed modern air conditioning.
1894 - Norbert Wiener - Cybernetics
1898 - Karl Ziegler, German Empire, Chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (polymers), (d. 1973)
Joseph E. Murray, Transplant Doctor and Nobel Prize winner 1990, died on Monday, 26 November 2012.
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