Johann Christoph Denner invented the clarinet on this day in 1690.
Did you know that:
• George Cooke received a patent for a gas burner on this day in 1890
• Derek Richter, an English neuroscientist and one of the founding fathers of the science of brain chemistry, was born on this day in 1907
• Grant Gustin is an American actor and singer born on this day in 1990