16/01/1967 American engineer Robert Van de Graaff dies
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He is noted for his design and construction of high-voltage Van de Graaff generator. It is a device which uses a moving belt to accumulate an electric charge on a hollow metal globe on the top of an insulated column, creating very high electric potentials. This inspired the band of the same name, founded in 1967.