The Book Of Science Days


Scientists featured in the daily entries

Birth Year Last Name Other names
15th Century
1452 da Vinci Leonardo
1473 Copernicus Nicolas
16th Century
1501 Fuchs Leonhart
1512 Mercator Gerardus
1514 Vesalius Andreas
1544 Gilbert William
1546 Brahe Tycho
1561 Bacon Francis
1564 Galilei Galileo
1571 Kepler Johannes
1578 Harvey William
17th Century
1601 Fermat Pierre de
1608 Torricelli Evangelista
1618 Grimaldi Francesco Maria
1620 Picard Jean
1623 Pascal Blaise
1624 Sydenham Thomas
1627 Boyle Robert
1628 Malpighi Marcello
1628 Ray John
1629 Huygens Christiaan
1632 Leeuwenhoek Antony van
1632 Wren Christopher
1635 Hooke Robert
1638 Steno Nicolaus
1642 Newton Isaac
1646 Flamsteed John
1647 Papin Denis
1654 Lancisi Giovanni Maria
1656 Halley Edmund
1663 Newcomen Thomas
1677 Hales Stephen
1683 Reaumur Rene Antoine Ferchault de
1685 Taylor Brook
1686 Fahrenheit Gabriel
1698 Maupertius Pierre Louis Moreau de
1700 Bernoulli Daniel
18th Century
1701 Celsius Anders
1705 Artedi Petrus
1706 Chatelet Emilie du
1706 Franklin Benjamin
1707 Euler Leonhard
1707 Linnaeus Carl
1709 Vaucanson Jacques de
1717 D'Alembert Jean le Rond
1718 Agnesi Maria Gaetana
1718 Macquer Pierre Joseph
1726 Hutton James
1728 Boulton Matthew
1729 Spallanzani Lazarro
1730 Wedgewood Josiah
1731 Cavendish Henry
1731 Darwin Erasmus
1732 Arkwright Richad
1732 Wilcke Johan Carl
1733 Priestley Joseph
1735 Bergman Torbern Olaf
1736 Watt James
1737 Galvani Luigi
1738 Herschel William
1741 Withering William
1741 Young Arthur
1742 Scheele Carl Wilhelm
1743 Cartwright Edmund
1743 Klaproth Martin Heinrich
1743 Lavoisier Antoine Laurent
1744 Lamarck Jean Baptiste
1745 Montgolfier Jacques-Etienne
1745 Volta Alessandro
1746 Charles Jacques Alexandre Cesar
1746 Curtis William
1746 Monge Gaspard
1749 Delambre Jean Baptiste Joseph
1749 Jenner Edward
1750 Herschel Caroline
1755 Fourcroy Antoine Francoise de
1756 Chaptal Jean Antoine Claude
1757 Telford Thomas
1765 Whitney Eli
1766 Dalton John
1766 Malthus Thomas Robert
1769 Cuvier George Leopold
1771 Bichat Marie Francois Xavier
1771 Trevithick Richard
1775 Ampere Andre Marie
1776 Germain Sophie
1776 Ritter Johann Wilhelm
1777 Gauss Karl Friederick
1777 Latour Cagniard de
1778 Davy Humphry
1778 Gay-Lussac Joseph Louis
1780 Somerville Mary Fairfax
1781 Stephenson George
1783 Magendie Francoise
1783 Sturgeon William
1785 Audubon John James
1786 Arago Dominique
1786 Chevreul Michel Eugene
1786 Seguin Marc
1787 Daguerre Louis Jacques Mande
1787 Fraunhofer Joseph von
1789 Bright Richard
1789 Ohm Georg Simon
1790 Mobius August Ferdinand
1790 Stirling Robert
1791 Babbage Charles
1791 Faraday Michael
1791 Mercer John
1791 Morse Samuel Finley Breese
1794 Marsh James
1797 Lyell Charles
1799 Schonbein Christian Friedrich
1800 Dumas Jean Baptiste Andre
19th Century
1803 Ericsson John
1803 Liebig Justus Von
1803 Stephenson Robert
1804 Gould John
1805 Hamilton William Rowan
1806 Maury Matthew Fontaine
1807 Agassiz Jean Louis Rodolphe
1808 Pritchard Charles
1809 Darwin Charles Robert
1809 Holmes Oliver Wendell
1809 Kane Robert John
1809 McCormick Cyrus Hall
1810 Schwann Theodore
1811 Bunsen Robert Wilhelm
1811 Draper John William
1811 Kelly William
1811 Le Verrier Urbain Jean Joseph
1811 Otis Elisha Graves
1811 Simpson James Young
1811 Singer Isaac Merrit
1813 Andrews Thomas
1813 Bernard Claude
1813 Parkes Alexander
1814 Lawes John Bennet
1814 Mayer Julius Robert von
1815 Boole George
1815 Lovelace Augusta Ada Byron, Lady
1815 Naudin Charles
1815 Wells Horace
1816 Siemens Ernst Werner von
1816 Williamson William Crawford
1817 Corliss George Henry
1817 Hooker Joseph Dalton
1817 Kolliker Rudolph Albert Von
1817 Kopp Hermann Franz Moritz
1818 Joule James Prescott
1818 Playfair Lyon
1818 Semmelweiss Ignaz Philipp
1819 Drake Edwin Laurentine
1819 Foucault Leon
1820 Nightingale Florence
1820 Tyndall John
1821 Blackwell Elizabeth
1821 Cayley Arthur
1821 Helmholtz Herman
1821 Virchow Rudolph Ludwig Carl
1822 Mendel Johann Gregor
1822 Pasteur Louis
1823 Siemens Charles William
1823 Wallace Alfred Russel
1823 Whitehead Robert
1824 Thomson William (Lord Kelvin)
1824 Williamson Alexander
1825 Frankland Edward
1825 Huxley Thomas Henry
1827 Lister Joseph
1828 Swan Joseph Wilson
1831 Maxwell James Clerk
1832 Sachs Ferdinand Gustav Julius von
1833 Bert Paul
1833 Nobel Alfred Bernhard
1834 Mendeleeff Dmitri Ivanovich
1835 Hensen Victor
1835 Newcomb Simon
1837 Hyatt John Wesley
1837 Kuhne Wilhelm Friedrich
1838 Hitzig Eduard
1838 Muir John
1840 Kohlrausch Friedrich Wilhelm
1842 Dewar James
1843 Babcock Stephen Moulton
1844 Boltzmann Ludvig
1844 Golgi Camillo
1844 Manson Patrick
1845 De Laval Carl Gustaf Patrik
1845 Laveran Charles Louis Alphonse
1845 Levinstein Ivan
1845 Me(t)chnikov Ilya (Elie)
1845 Roentgen Wilhelm Conrad
1847 Bell Alexander Graham
1847 Edison Thomas Alva
1847 Russell Frederick Stratten
1848 Macewen William
1849 Brinell Johann August
1849 Burbank Luther
1849 Pavlov Ivan Petrovich
1851 Balfour Francis Maitland
1851 Lodge Oliver Joseph
1851 Reed Walter
1852 Becquerel Antoine Henri
1852 Fischer Herman Emil
1852 Koch Robert
1852 Lindemann Carl Louis Ferdinand
1854 Behring Emil Adolph von
1854 Ehrlich Paul
1854 Poincare Jules Henri
1855 Bower Frederick Orpen
1855 Cross Charles Frederick
1855 Friese-Greene William
1856 Freud Sigmund
1856 Picard Charles Emil
1856 Tesla Nikola
1856 Thomson Joseph John
1857 Binet Alfred
1857 Douglass Andrew Ellicott
1857 Hertz Heinrich Rudolph
1857 Koller Carl
1857 Ross Ronald
1857 Sessions Kate
1858 Planck Max Karl Ernst Ludvig
1859 Curie Pierre
1860 Bayliss William Maddock
1860 Buchner Eduard
1860 Haldane John Scott
1862 Bascom Florence
1862 Lumiere Auguste
1863 Bailey Florence Merriam
1863 Cannon Annie Jump
1863 Wolf Maximilian
1864 Nernst Herman Walther
1864 Wien Wilhelm
1865 Harden Arthur
1865 Zeeman Pieter
1866 Broom Robert
1866 Fredholm Eric Ivar
1866 Morgan Thomas Hunt
1866 Starling Ernest Henry
1867 Curie Marya (Marie) Sklodowska
1867 Fibiger Johannes Andreas Grib
1867 Wright Wilbur
1868 Hale George Ellery
1868 Millikan Robert Andrews
1868 Sorensen Soren Peter Lauritz
1868 Young Grace Chisholm
1869 Child Charles Manning
1869 Cushing Harvey
1869 Hamilton Alice
1869 Levene Phoebus Aaron Theodor
1869 Poulsen Valdemar
1869 Spemann Hans
1871 Ricketts Howard Taylor
1871 Rutherford Ernest
1871 Sabin Florence Rena
1871 Wright Orville
1872 Langevin Paul
1873 Sidgwick Nevil Vincent
1874 Erlanger Joseph
1874 Marconi Guglielmo
1875 Jung Carl Gustav
1877 Aston Francis William
1877 Beebe Charles William
1878 Meitner Lise
1878 Nieuwland Julius Arthur
1879 Einstein Albert
1879 Freyssinet Marie Eugene Leon
1879 Hahn Otto
1879 Schmidt Bernhard Voldemar
1880 Wegener Alfred Lothar
1881 Evans Alice
1881 Fleming Alexander
1881 Langmuir Irving
1882 Born Max
1882 de Havilland Geoffrey
1882 Geiger Hans Wilhelm
1882 Goddard Robert Hutchings
1882 Morgan Ann Haven
1882 Noether Amelie Emmy
1883 Haworth Walter N.
1883 Hess Victor Franz
1883 Warburg Otto Heinrich
1884 Andrews Roy Chapman
1884 Bergius Friedrich
1885 Bohr Niels Henrik David
1885 Hazen Elizabeth Lee
1885 Minot George Richards
1886 Heilbron Ian Morris
1886 Partington James Riddick
1887 Moseley Henry Gwyn Jeffreys
1887 Schrodinger Erwin
1888 Baird John Logie
1888 Byrd Richard Evelyn
1888 Heinkel Ernst
1889 Hubble Edwin Powell
1889 Midgley Thomas
1890 Muller Herman Joseph
1891 Banting Frederick Grant
1891 Chadwick James
1892 Haldane John Burdon Sanderson
1892 Houdry Eugene Jules
1893 Szent-Gyorgyi Albert von
1894 Wiener Norbert
1896 Cori Gerty Radnitz
1897 Edinger Johanna Gabrielle
1897 Joliot-Curie Irene
1899 Auerbach Charlotte
1899 Theiler Max
1900 Aiken Howard Hathaway
1900 Gabor Dennis
1900 Krebs Hans Adolph
1900 Oort Jan Hendrik
20th Century
1901 Alexander Hattie
1901 Andersen Dorothy
1901 Fermi Enrico
1901 Mead Margaret
1901 Menzel Donald Howard
1901 Pauling Linus
1901 Van de Graaff Robert Jemison
1901 Whinefield John Rex
1902 Condon Edward Uhler
1902 Lindbergh Charles A.
1902 McClintock Barbara
1902 Tiselius Arne Wilhelm Kaurin
1903 Boyd William
1903 Flugge-Lotz Irmgard
1903 Leakey Louis Seymour Bazett
1903 Lonsdale Kathleen Yardley
1903 Spock Benjamin
1903 Von Neumann John
1904 Frisch Otto Robert
1904 Neel Louis Eugene Felix
1904 Oppenheimer Robert
1905 Bloch Felix
1905 Chargaff Erwin
1905 Segre Emilio
1905 Von Euler Ulf Svante
1906 Bethe Hans Albrecht
1906 Goeppert-Mayer Maria
1906 Hopper Grace Brewster Murray
1906 Korolev Sergei Pavlovich
1906 Prelog Vladimir
1906 Stewart Alice
1906 Tombaugh Clyde William
1906 Tomonaga Sin-Itiro
1907 Carson Rachel Louise
1907 Tinbergen Nicolaas
1907 Whittle Frank
1907 Young John Zachary
1908 Bardeen John
1908 Essen Louis
1908 Hershey Alfred Day
1908 Teller Edward
1909 Land Edwin
1909 Levi-Montalcini Rita
1910 Cousteau Jacques-Yves
1910 Hodgkin Dorothy Crowfoot
1910 Martin Archer John Porter
1910 Shockley William Bradford
1911 Alvarez Walter Luis
1911 Katz Bernard
1911 Reber Grote
1912 Axelrod Julius
1912 Palade George Emil
1912 Porter Keith Roberts
1912 Purcell Edward Mills
1912 RMS Titanic
1912 Seaborg Glen Theodore
1912 Turing Alan Mathison
1912 Wu Chien-Shiun
1913 Abraham Edward Penley
1913 Leakey Mary Douglas
1913 Moore Stanford
1913 Russell Elizabeth Shull
1913 Sperry Roger Wolcott
1914 Borlaug Norman
1914 Perutz Max Ferdinand
1914 Ray Dixie Lee
1914 Salk Jonas Edward
1915 Hofstadter Robert
1915 Medawar Peter Brian
1915 Townes Charles Hard
1916 Crick Francis Harry Compton
1917 Kendrew John Cowdery
1917 Ramey Estelle
1917 Woodward Robert Burns
1918 Barton Derek Harold Richard
1918 Elion Gertrude B.
1918 Feynman Richard
1918 Karl Jerome
1918 Kornberg Arthur
1918 Krebs Edwin G.
1918 Ryle Martin
1919 Eckert John Presper
1919 Hillary Edmund Percival
1919 Hounsfield Godfrey Newbold
1920 Asimov Isaac
1920 Franklin Rosalind Elsie
1921 Daly Marie Maynard
1921 Friend Charlotte
1921 Karle Isabella
1921 Yalow Rosalyn Sussman
1922 Barnard Christian Neethling
1922 Khorana Har Gobind
1923 Simpson Joanne
1924 Black James Whyte
1924 Cormack Allen McCleod
1924 Granville Evelyn Boyd
1925 Cray Seymour
1926 Glaser Donald Arthur
1927 Ancker-Johnson Betsy
1927 Maiman Theodore Harold
1928 Morris Desmond John
1928 Shoemaker Eugene Merle
1928 Watson James Dewey
1930 Aldrin Edwin E. (Buzz)
1930 Armstrong Neil Alden
1931 Richter Burton
1932 Bartlett Neil
1932 Ehrlich Paul Ralph
1932 Fossey Dian
1932 Gilbert Walter
1932 Glashow Sheldon Lee
1934 Goodall Jane
1934 Sagan Carl Edward
1934 Temin Howard Martin
1936 Boyer Herbert Wayne
1936 Wilson Robert Woodrow
1939 Vine Frederick John
1940 Josephson Brian David
1940 Sinclair Clive Marles
1942 Hawking Stephen William
1943 Bell Burnell Jocelyn
1943 Zipser Birgit
1944 Leakey Richard Erskine Frere
1946 Hrdy Sarah Blaffer
1946 Jackson Shirley Ann
1946 Wong-Staal Flossie
1951 Ride Sally Kristin
1955 Gates William
1956 Jemison Mae Carol