Today in Science (0202)

Births

1695 – William Borlase, English naturalist

1802 – Jean Baptiste Boussingault, French chemist

1829 – Alfred Brehm, German zoologist

1841 – François-Alphonse Forel, Swiss hydrologist

Deaths

1712 – Martin Lister, English naturalist and physician

1907 – Dmitri Mendeleev, Russian chemist

1957 – Grigory Landsberg, Russian physicist

1970 – Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, English mathematician, writer and philosopher

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