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On this day:

1858: First use of fingerprints as a means of identification is made by Sir William James Herschel of the Indian Civil Service

1958: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is established

Gone on this day:

1741: Antonio Vivaldi, Italian violinist, composer

1968: Otto Hahn, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

2004: Francis Crick, English biologist, biophysicist, neuroscientist, Nobel Prize laureate

2016: Mahasweta Devi, Indian Bengali writer and activist, dies at 90

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