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1795

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  • July 25 - Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson loses his right arm in battle at Santa Cruz, Tenerife. As a result, the "Nelson Knife", a combination of a knife and a fork is developed to allow him to eat with one arm.[1]


Births

  • June 24 - Ernst Heinrich Weber - German physician, considered the father of experimental psychology.


References

  1. "Combined knife and fork (REL0115)." National Maritime Museum. Accessed on March 9, 2008.