Stranger Fruit

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Births

1678 – Jean Jacques d’Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist

1832 – Karl Rudolf König, German physicist

1898 – Karl Ziegler, German chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

1904 – Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist

1907 – Ruth Patrick, American botanist

1938 – Rodney Jory, Australian physicist

Deaths

1876 – Karl Ernst von Baer, German biologist

1885 – Thomas Andrews, Irish chemist

1896 – Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician