1897 – Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett was born on the 18th of November.
1921 – He graduated from Cambridge University.
– He was appointed to the Order of Merit and made a Companion of Honour.
1940-1941 – Blackett served on the MAUD Committee.
1947 – Introduced a theory to account for the Earth’s magnetic field.
1948 – He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics, for his investigation of cosmic rays.
1953-1963 – He was appointed Head of the Physics Department of Imperial College London.
1965-1970 – He became the President of the Royal Society.
1969 – He Created a life peer as Baron Blackett, of Chelsea in Greater London.
1974 – He died on the 13th of July.