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

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