1861 – Born on August 8th in Whitby, Yorkshire, England. British biologist who founded and named the science of genetics and whose experiments provided evidence basic to the modern understanding of heredity. 1885 – He cited embryo studies to support his contention that chordates evolved from primitive echinoderms, a view now widely accepted. 1894 – ..
1818 – He was born on the 20th day of August this year in Dublin. He was educated at Oscott College near Birmingham, and at Christ’s College, Cambridge. 1846 – He was made an assistant poor-law commissioner. 1847 – He resigned this year. 1848 – He stood unsuccessfully as a parliamentary candidate ..
1805 – Born in Smithfield, Virginia on the 25th of November. 1821 – Preston entered Hampden-Sydney College. 1824 – He was active in literary and forensic activities. 1826 – Preston studied law at the University of Virginia and was admitted to the bar. 1830 – The young attorney soon entered politics as a Whig and ..
English naturalist, botanist and science patron. 1743 – Born on the 13th of february in London, England. 1751 – Joseph was educated at Harrow School. 1756 – Educated and graduated at Eton College. 1760 – Enrolled as a gentleman-commoner at Oxford University. 1764 – He paid Cambridge botanist Israel Lyons to deliver a series of ..
1812 – George James Allman was born in Cork, Ireland. 1843 – He graduated his degree in Medicine in Dublin. 1844 – He was awarded a degree in Arts and Medicine at Trinity College in Dublin. 1844-1856 – He was appointed as a professor of botany in Trinity College, Dublin. 1854 – He was elected ..
1910 – Adamson was born Joy Friedericke Victoria Gessner in Opava, Czech Republic (formerly Troppau, Austria) on January 20, 1910. 1955 – Appeared in the British television crime drama titled "The Vise". Studied and painted animals in the wild. 1980 – On January 3, 1980, Adamson was murdered by his employee. List of Books written by ..
1727 – Born on the 7th of April in Aix-en-Provence. 1730 – His family moved to Paris. 1748 – He left France on an exploring expedition to Senegal and remained there for five years, – He also collected specimens of every object of commerce, delineated maps of the country. 1757 – He made ..
1843 – Charles Conrad Abbott was born on June 4, 1843, in Trenton, New Jersey. 1852-1858 – He was educated at the Trenton Academy. 1860-1865 – He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. An active naturalist, archaeologist, and author, Abbott was heavily involved in local archaeology and Indian history in the Delaware Valley. 1875 ..