(1914) Italian American virologist Renato Dulbecco is born. He won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on oncoviruses, a type of virus that has the ability to cause cancer.
(1936) American immunologist and microbiologist John Michael Bishop is born. He shared the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on how tumours can form as a result of mutated genes.
(1952) American physician, businessman, and politician Bill Frist is born. He is currently a licensed physician and has performed over 150 heart and lung transplants.