Robert A. Millikan

Physicist Robert A. Millikan Full Name: Robert A. Millikan
Nationality: American

Profession: Physicist
Why Famous: 1923 Nobel Prize in Physics - Photoelectric effect

Born: March 22, 1868
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Morrison, Illinois, USA

Died: December 19, 1953 (aged 85)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1902-04-10 Physicist Robert A. Millikan (34) weds Greta Blanchard

Historical Events in the Life of Robert A. Millikan

  • 1925-11-09 Robert A. Millikan confirms the existence of cosmic rays from outer space in a speech to the National Academy of Sciences at Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1925-11-11 Robert A. Millikan announces discovery of cosmic rays

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