Banneker Benjamin

Ban·ne·ker

 (băn′ĭ-kər), Benjamin 1731-1806.
American mathematician and astronomer who published an almanac (1792-1797) containing ephemerides that he had calculated.

Ban·ne·ker

(băn′ĭ-kər), Benjamin 1731-1806.
American mathematician and astronomer. He correctly predicted a solar eclipse in 1789. Banneker published an almanac from 1791 to 1802 that contained tide tables, future eclipses, and medicinal information.