Karl Landsteiner June-14-1868 – June-26-1943

Karl Landsteiner, ForMemRS[1] (June 14, 1868 – June 26, 1943), was an Austrian and American biologist and physician.[2] He is noted for having distinguished the main blood groups in 1900, having developed the modern system of classification of blood groups from his identification of the presence of agglutinins in the blood, and having identified, with… Read More Karl Landsteiner June-14-1868 – June-26-1943

Today In History 09–May-2016

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HISTORIC EVENTS & BIRTH-DATES 29-04-2016

Birthdates which occurred on April 29: 1584 Melchior Teschner composer 1636 Esaias Reusner composer 1642 Christian Weise German writer (Niederländische Bauer) 1660 Matthias Henriksen Schacht composer 1667 John Arbuthnot Scottish writer (Alexander Pope) 1727 Jean-Georges Noverre French dancer/choreographer (ballet d’action) 1745 Oliver Ellsworth 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) 1771 Matthaus Stegmayer composer 1780 Charles… Read More HISTORIC EVENTS & BIRTH-DATES 29-04-2016