Stranger Fruit

Today in Science (0925)

Births

1644 – Ole Rømer, Danish astronomer

1773 – Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist

1798 – Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont, French geologist

1839 – Karl Alfred von Zittel, German palaeontologist

1866 – Thomas Hunt Morgan, American geneticist and Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1986 – Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov, Russian chemist and Nobel Prize laureate