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1749 – Daniel Rutherford was born on November 3rd in Edinburgh. British chemist and physician who is credited with the discovery of nitrogen.          – Educated at the university there where his father held the first chair of the Theory and Practise of Medicine.          – He became a Fellow of the Royal ..

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1794 – Born in Prince George County, Virginia on the 5th of January. 1813 – He managed his father’s tobacco plantation. 1832 – He published an influential book advocating the use of marl to reduce soil acidity, which helped restore Southern plantations to productivity. He also published the Farmer’s Register and lectured widely on agriculture. ..

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1846 – Born in New York City on the 10th of February. 1867 – He earned an MD from the College of Physicians and Surgeons. 1875 – After researching pure chemistry at University of Tübingen, Remsen returned to the United States and became a professor at Williams College, where he wrote the popular "Theoretical Chemistry". ..

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1733 – He was born on the 13th day of March this year at Fieldhead, and lived in the parish of Birstall, six miles from Leeds, in the northern English county of Yorkshire. He learned a variety of languages, both classical and modern, including several Semitic languages.   1751 – He entered Daventry, a school ..

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1872 – Mary was born on October 8th in Nashville, Tennessee to Henry and Sarah Molony Pennington. American chemist and food scientist. 1890 – She was admitted to the University of Pennsylvania. 1892 – Completed the degree requirements for a major in chemistry and minors in zoology and botany.          – Was awarded a ..

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1901 – Born on February 28th in Portland, Oregon. American chemist who applied quantum mechanics to the study of molecular structures, particularly in connection with chemical bonding. 1922 – Pauling received his B.S. in chemical engineering at Oregon State Agricultural College (now Oregon State University), Corvallis. 1925 – Became a graduate assistant at the California ..

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1787 – Born on the 24th of April in Minorca, Spain. 1819 – He was appointed professor of medical jurisprudence.        – He succeeded Vauquelin as professor of chemistry in the faculty of medicine at Paris. 1830 – He was nominated dean of that faculty, a high medical honor in France. 1848 – He became ..

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1927 – Born on the 22nd of May in Hungary. 1956 – He and his family moved briefly to England and then to Canada where he joined Dow Chemical in Sarnia. 1965 – He returned to Academia at Case Western Reserve University. 1971 – He became a Naturalized Citizen of the United States. 1994 – ..

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