Tuesday, April 8, 2014

On This Date in Minnesota History: April 8

April 8, 1911“Melvin Calvin was born in St. Paul [on this date]. A biochemist, he discovered details about photosynthesis that earned him a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1961.”


Melvin Calvin receiving his Nobel Prize from His Majesty the
King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden
at the Stockholm Concert Hall, December 10, 1961.


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