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Today February 5 in History

1840: John Boyd Dunlop, a Scottish businessman and a veterinary surgeon, was born this day in Dreghom, Scotland; he developed the first practical pneumatic/ inflatable tyre. and co- founded the Dunlop Rubber Company.  1869: The largest alluvial gold nugget in history, called the Welcome Stranger was found this day in Moliagul, Victoria Australia.  1885: King Leopold II of Belgium, this day established the Congo( now DR Congo ) as a personal possession  1907: Belgian chemist,Leo Baekeland announced the creation

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Today February 5 in History