Sunday, January 27, 2013

Patrick’s Days

Filed under: General — m759 @ 7:00 PM

Continued from previous post 

For what it's worth

A birth and a death, each on the Feast of St. Patrick

"Donald Frederick Hornig was born on March 17, 1920, in Milwaukee
and attended Harvard, earning his undergraduate degree there
in 1940 and his Ph.D. in 1943, both in chemistry. His dissertation
was titled 'An Investigation of the Shock Wave Produced by an Explosion'…."

— "Donald Hornig, Last to See First A-Bomb, Dies at 92,"
New York Times  print version today (p. A20, New York edition)

A death elsewhere in Wisconsin 92 years later, on March 17, 2012—

IMAGE- Paul S. Boyer, 78, Historian; Studied A-Bomb and Witches

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