Today In Medical History – September 16, 2017

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September 16, 2017
(1) (1651) German naturalist, physician, and writer Engelbert Kaempfer is born. He was known for travelling to different countries to study plants, and also created a systematic description of tea.
(2) (1853) German biochemist and geneticist Albrecht Kossel is born. He won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1910, for determining the chemical composition of nucleic acids, which include DNA and RNA.
(3) (1987) The Montreal Protocol is signed, in order to protect the ozone layer from depleting.