Stranger Fruit

Today in Science (0316)

Events

1867 – Publication of an article by Joseph Lister outlining the discovery of antiseptic surgery.

Births

1750 – Caroline Herschel, German-born English astronomer

1789 – Georg Simon Ohm, German physicist

1794 – Ami Boué, Austrian geologist

1834 – James Hector, Scottish geologist

1851 – Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist

1918 – Frederick Reines, American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1937 – Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist

Deaths

1935 – John James Richard Macleod, Scottish-born physiologist and Nobel Prize laureate

1998 – Derek Harold Richard Barton, British chemist and Nobel Prize laureate