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What Happened on January 23, 1918

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Gertrude B. Elion

Gertrude B. Elion, American biochemist and drug researcher who developed groundbreaking leukemia and herpes drug treatments (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1988), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)

1918 Highlights

About January 23, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius