09/04/1830 English photographer Eadweard Muybridge is born
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Muybridge pioneered motion photography. In 1878, he was hired by industrialist Leland Stanford to determine whether a galloping horse ever lifts all four feet completely off the ground during the gallop. Muybridge took 24 photographs of a horse in a rapid succession and displayed them on a device for displaying moving images of his own design.
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