FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DAY:
I hope you like my choices for today’s “Famous Birthdays”. I included some interesting data about Dmitri Mendeleev. He arranged the chemical elements and put together what we all know now as The Periodic Table of Elements.
Dmitri Mendeleev – Inventor of The Periodic Table
Dmitri Mendeleev, Russian in full Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev, (born January 27 (February 8, New Style), 1834, Tobolsk, Siberia, Russian Empire—died January 20 (February 2), 1907, St. Petersburg, Russia), Russian chemist who developed the periodic classification of the elements. Mendeleev found that, when all the known chemical elements were arranged in order of increasing atomic weight, the resulting table displayed a recurring pattern, or periodicity, of properties within groups of elements. In his version of the periodic table of 1871.
Jack Lemon, American actor, 1925
Jules Verne, French writer, 1828