Hellenica World


Eddington, verification of bending of light as predicted by general theory of relativity

Mass spectrograph, Aston


19 March 1919 discovery of 911 Agamemnon

22 September 1919 discovery of 2623 Zech and 2637 Bobrovnikoff


3 February 1919 Death of Edward Charles Pickering

22 April 1919 Birth of Donald James Cram

30 June 1919 Death of John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh

15 July 1919 Death of Hermann Emil Fischer

25 August 1919 Death of Viktor Carl Knorre in Lichterfelde, Sachsen-Anhalt , Germany

15 November 1919 Death of Alfred Werner

9 December 1919 Birth of William Nunn Lipscomb, Jr.

12 May 1919 Birth of Wu Wenjun

1919 Birth of (Emmeline) Jean Hanson

1919 Birth of Sir Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield

1919 Death of Wallace Clement Sabine

1919 Death of Michel Tswett (or Tsvet)

1919 Birth of Mathew Sands

1919 Birth of W. K. H. Panofsky

Nobel Prize

Physics to JOHANNES STARK for his discovery of the Doppler effect in canal rays and the splitting of spectral lines in electric fields.

Physiology or Medicine to Jules Bordet "for his discoveries relating to immunity"

Popular Science Jul 1919


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