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November 19, 1887 in History

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Birthdays in History

  • James B. Sumner, American chemist (Nobel 1946 - discovered that enzymes can be crystallized), born in Canton, Massachusetts (d. 1955)

Deaths in History

Emma Lazarus

Emma Lazarus, American poet ("Give us your tired & poor"), dies in New York at 38

1887 in History