Friday, November 14, 2014

14 November Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

1985, the first discovery of a fullerene was published in the journal Nature by the American chemists Robert F. Curl, Jr. and Richard E. Smalley, and Sir Harold W. Kroto of the University of Sussex, England.

1922 - The BBC officially opened and began its daily domestic radio service broadcasting with the 6:00pm news read by Arthur Burrows from 2LO, Marconi House, London.


Gottfried Wilhem Leibniz (1716) - Mathematician (developed calculus), Logician, Philosopher
Robert Fulton (1765) - Designed and constructed the first successful steam boat Clemont.
Leo Hendrick Baekeland (1863) - Inventor of Bakelite
Edward H White II (1930) - First US Astronaut to walk in space.

Nobel Prize Winners

Sir Frederick Grant Banting (1891) - Physiology - Extraction of hormone insulin

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