Today in Science (0314)

Events

1942 - John Bumstead and Orvan Hess became the first in the world to successfully treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin.

Births

1835 - Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer

1854 - Paul Ehrlich, German scientist and Nobel Prize laureate

1862 - Vilhelm Bjerknes, Norwegian physicist

1879 - Albert Einstein, German-born physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1995 - William Alfred Fowler, American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

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