(1873) German-born Swedish biochemist Hans von Euler-Chelpin is born. He shared the 1929 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research on the fermentation of sugars and enzymes.
(1911) German-Austrian pediatrician Theodor Escherich passes away. He is famously known for discovering the E. coli bacterium.
(2001) The first draft of the complete human genome is published in the journal Nature.