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South Korea: Shik Mok Il (Arbor Day)
(Observed annually on April 5)
South Korea Arbor Day U.S. Department of State Life in Korea
1827 Joseph Lister (English Physician, Scientist) Joseph Lister Medical Research
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1967 Herman Muller (New York City-born 1946 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology) New York City Scientists & Mathematicians Genetics Radiation 1946 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology
1859 Darwin Completes First Three Chapters of Origin of Species Charles Darwin Evolution Origin of Species The History Channel
1881 Patent Granted for a Centrifugal Separator --the Creamer Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Inventors and Inventions Foods U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
1909 The Neurological Institute of New York Opens with Alexander H. Candlish, Director New York City Brain and Nervous System Neurological Institute of New York IntelliHealth
1929 A Tornado Kills Three People in Minnesota Minnesota Tornados Death Minnesota Historical Society
1936 Tornado Levels Tupelo, Mississippi: 216 Die Mississsippi Tornados Death NOAA The History Channel
1971 Seattle City Council Gives Preliminary Approval for a New City Aquarium Seattle, Washington Fish Aquaria and Marine Parks History Link
1973 U.S. Launches Pioneer 11 to Jupiter, Saturn and Beyond Space Exploration Jupiter Saturn NASA
1986 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 16 and Destroys 2,000 Houses in the Cuzco, Peru Area Peru Earthquakes Death USGS
1991 NASA Launches Space Shuttle Atlantis and Deploys 17-ton Compton Gamma Ray Observatory Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-37) Space Exploration NASA

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