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What Happened on October 9, 1852

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Person of interestEmil Fischer

[Hermann] Emil Fischer, German chemist, discovered Fischer esterification (Nobel Prize 1902), born in Euskirchen, Rhine Province (d. 1919)

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Emil Fischer
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Emil Fischer

1852 Highlights

About October 9, 1852

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra