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1951

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  • August 17 - President Harry Truman discusses disability employment at the annual meeting of the President’s Committee on National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.


Births

  • April 4 - Samdech Hun Sen - Cambodian politician. Sen is the Prime Minister of Cambodia. The day before the end of the civil war in Cambodia, Sen was wounded in the left eye.[1]
  • April 5 - Dean Kamen - American inventor. Kamen has a number of inventions under his belt including the Segway HT, AutoSyringe, a mobile dialysis system for medical applications, the first insulin pump, and an all-terrain electric wheelchair known as the iBOT.


References

  1. ↑ "Biography of Hun Sen." Accessed on July 2, 2008.