Anniversaries

31
Oct

October 31, 1794 - John Dalton presented his study on the disease that is now associated with his name, Daltonism

01
Nov

November 1, 1958 – The first edition of the IUPAC Red Book is published

04
Nov

November 4, 2011 – Death of Norman Foster Ramsey, his research had important applications in the construction of the atomic clock

05
Nov

November 5, 1970 – Death of Margaret Foster, the first chemist to work for the United States Geological Survey

06
Nov

November 6, 1822 – Death of Claude Louis Berthollet, his system of chemical nomenclature is the basis of the current system of naming chemical compounds

08
Nov

November 8, 1896 - Discovery of X-Rays

12
Nov

November 12, 1842 – Birth of Lord Rayleigh, Nobel Prize winner for discovering argon and the densities of atmospheric gases

18
Nov

November 18, 1962 - Death of Niels Bohr, contributed to the compression of the atom and quantum mechanics

20
Nov

November 20, 1945 - Death of Francis Aston, inventor of the mass spectrometer and discoverer of isotopes

21
Nov

November 21, 1905 - Albert Einstein unveils his famous formula

23
Nov

November 23, 1887 – Birth of Henry Moseley, quantitatively justified the concept of atomic number

23
Nov

November 23, 1997 – Death of Lucy Pickett, chemist renowned for her research on organic molecules by X-ray crystallography and ultraviolet absorption spectroscopy