Fifth Short Biography
Born: Nov 9, 1731, in Baltimore County, MD
Died: Oct 9, 1806 (at age 74) in Baltimore County, MD
Famous For: Developing a mathematical formula to predict a solar eclipse
He was an African-American scientist and astronomer who was also quite distinguished for crafting an almanac. His background as a farmer helped him create a very well received almanac when it first was published.
Who is he?