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What Happened on August 12, 1887

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Person of interestErwin Schrödinger

Erwin Schrodinger, Austrian physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate (wave mechanics), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1961)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger

1887 Highlights

About August 12, 1887

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo