(1878) American psychologist John B. Watson is born. He is known for developing the psychological school of behaviorism, an approach to understanding human behaviour.
(1893) Canadian soldier and educator Edwin Baker is born. He is known for co-founding the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
(1922) Indian-American biochemist Har Gobind Khorana is born. He shared the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his research, which showed that the order of nucleotides controls the cell’s production of proteins.