Monday, November 30, 2015

This Day in History - November 30, 1753 - Benjamin Franklin receives Godfrey Copley-Penny



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This Day in History - November 30, 1753
Benjamin Franklin receives
 Godfrey Copley-Penny


Benjamin Franklin received one of the most prestigious scientific awards in the world when the Royal Society of London awarded him the Godfrey Copley Medal for his experiments in the new field of electricity. Franklin credited Archibald Spencer, an Anglican minister, with sparking his interest in electricity.

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