1828 – Born in Douglas, Isle of Man on the 6th of September. – He studied at the University of Edinburgh, and he was still young when he was appointed superintendent of the mining and metallurgical works at Espedal in Norway. 1857-1860 – He became a partner in the firm of Evans and ..
1754 – Born in Buckingham, Bucks County Pennsylvania on the 24th of January, 1754. – Ellicott was educated at the local Quaker school. He was talented in mathematics as well as in mechanics. 1770 – His father and his uncles purchased a land on the Patapsco River and set up a new milling ..
1813 – Dana was born on the 12th of February in Utica, New York. 1833 – Graduated from Yale College under Benjamin Silliman the elder. He was a teacher of mathematics to midshipmen in the Navy. 1836-1837 – Assistant to Professor Silliman in the chemical laboratory at Yale. Acted as mineralogist ..
1769 – Born on August 23rd in Montbéliard, France. French zoologist and statesman, who established the sciences of comparative anatomy and paleontology. 1784 – Cuvier attended the Académie Caroline (Karlsschule) in Stuttgart, Germany, where he studied comparative anatomy and learned to dissect. 1788 – After graduation Cuvier served in as a tutor, during which time ..
1939 – Born on November 19th in Tighina, Romania. Romanian geologist, lawyer, politician, and reformer 1956 – Entered The Law School of the Bucharest University, Bachelor of Laws. 1960 – Judge at the Court in Pitesti. 1961 – Geology-Geography Faculty of the Bucharest University, Bachelor of Geology. 1966 – Assistant lecturer, lecturer and senior lecturer ..
1843 – Born on September 25th at Mattoon in southeastern Illinois. American geologist and educator who proposed the planetesimal hypothesis. 1866 – His family moved to Beloit, Wisconsin when he was three, and he graduated from Beloit College. 1873 – He joined the Wisconsin Geological Survey. 1887 – Chamberlin served as President of the University ..
1784 – Born on March 12th in Axminster, Devonshire, England. A pioneer geologist and minister, known for his effort to reconcile geological discoveries with the Bible and anti-evolutionary theories. 1809 – Elected a fellow of his college, and was admitted into holy orders. 1818 – Buckland was elected a fellow of the Royal Society 1825 ..
1809 – He was born on the 9th of May. – He was an American naturalist. 1884 – He died on the 18th of..
1871 – Born on July 18th in Ann Arbor, Michigan. American geologist. – Discovered that the biggest mountain range in Arctic Alaska was separate from the Rocky Mountains. 1903 – He was made chief of the Alaska section of the Geological Survey, became an authority on the area, and published widely on it. ..
1850 – Born this year. He was an American geologist. 1882 – Branner received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University. 1885 – Received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. 1887 – American geologist and academic who discovered bauxite in Arkansas as State Geologist. – As State Geologist, he exposed gold-mining swindles then operating in Arkansas, ..