February 20, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Scientists successfully regenerate Silene stenophylla from a 31,800 year old piece of fruit, greatly surpassing the previous record of 2,000 years
  • South Korea angers North Korea as it proceeds with live fire drills in disputed Korean sea borders

Deaths in History

  • Renato Dulbecco, Italian-born American virologist and Nobel laureate, dies at 97