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SEPTEMBER 16

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Collect Rocks Day Geology About.com
United Nations: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
(Observed annually on September 16)
United Nations Ozone United Nations Environment Programme
1853 Albrecht Kossel (German Biochemist; 1910 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine) Albrecht Kossel Protein 1910 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine
1893 Albert von Szent-Györgyi Nagyrapolt (German Biochemist; 1937 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine) Albert von Szent-Györgyi Nagyrapolt 1937 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine
1946 Joanne Ryder (New Jersey-born Children's Science Author) Joanne Ryder Primary Children's Authors Science Insects
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1928 Belle Glade and Palm Beaches, Florida Are Devastated by a Category 4 Hurricane Florida Hurricanes Florida State Historical Association
1970 Great Lakes Chemical Co. Is Incorporated Indiana Business & Econmomics Chemistry Great Lakes Chemical
1971 Hurricane Edith Hits Louisiana as a Category 1 Storm Louisiana Hurricanes Weather Underground Louisiana Secretary of State
1978 Thousands Dead in Iran Earthquake Iran Earthquakes Death BBC
1986 Explosion in South Africa's Kinross Gold Mine Kills Almost 200 South Africa Gold Death BBC
1987 24 Countries Sign the Montreal Protocol to Save Earth's Ozone Layer Ozone New York Times
1997 Steve Jobs Returns As CEO of Apple Computer Steve Jobs Apple Computer History Channel

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