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The British forces led by Admiral Nelson defeated the French navy. - Today is August 1.
The Battle of the Nile was a major naval battle fought between British and French fleets at Aboukir Bay on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt from August 1st to August 3rd in 1798. It's a battle where Vice-Admiral The Viscount Nelson (Horatio Nelson) stopped General Napoleon Bonaparte from consolidating his conquests in Egypt by annihilating the French fleet.

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Pedro Nunes, (1502, Alcácer do Sal – August 11, 1578, Coimbra) was a Portuguese mathematician, cosmographer, and professor, born from a New Christian (of Jewish origin) family.

Nunes, considered to be one of the greatest mathematicians of his time, is best known for his contributions in the technical field of navigation, which was crucial to the Portuguese period of discoveries. He was the first to propose the idea of a loxodrome and was also the inventor of several measuring devices, including the nonius, named after his Latin surname.
Pedro Nunes also worked on some mechanics problems, from a mathematical point of view.

He was probably the last major mathematician to make relevant improvements to the ptolemaic system (a geocentric model), however this lost importance because Copernicus heliocentric system replaced it by then. Nunes knew Copernicus' work but he only made a short reference to it in his published works with the objective of correcting some mathematical errors.

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