Stranger Fruit

Today in Science (1130)

Events

1974 – Lucy is discovered by Donald Johanson, Maurice Taieb, Yves Coppens and Tim White in the Middle Awash of Ethiopia’s Afar Depression.

Births

1756 – Ernst Chladni, German physicist

1768 – Jędrzej Śniadecki, Polish writer, physician, chemist and biologist

1858 – Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist

1869 – Gustaf Dalén, Swedish physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1889 – Edgar Douglas Adrian, British physiologist

1915 – Henry Taube, Canadian-born chemist and Nobel Prize laureate