3 days ago · Antonie van Leeuwenhoek was born in Delft, Dutch Republic, on 24 October 1632. On 4 November, he was baptized as Thonis. His father, Philips Antonisz van Leeuwenhoek, was a basket maker who died when Antonie was only five years old. His mother, Margaretha (Bel van den Berch), came from a well-to-do brewer's family.
May 08, 2021 · Archduke Anton of Austria (Anton Maria Franz Leopold Blanka Karl Joseph Ignaz Raphael Michael Margareta Nicetas von Habsburg-Lorraine; Vienna, 20 March 1901 – Salzburg, 22 October 1987) was a Carlist pretender to the Spanish throne. and an Archduke of Austria by birth.
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3 days ago · Antoon van Dyck (his Flemish name) was born to prosperous parents in Antwerp. His father was Frans van Dyck, a silk merchant, and his mother was Maria Cupers, daughter of Dirk Cupers and Catharina Conincx. He was baptised on 23 March 1599 (as Anthonio).
3 days ago · William Harvey (1 April 1578 – 3 June 1657) was an English physician who made influential contributions in anatomy and physiology.He was the first known physician to describe completely, and in detail, the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the brain and the rest of the body by the heart, though earlier writers, such as Realdo Colombo, Michael Servetus, and Jacques ...
May 09, 2021 · Anthony Paul Beke (born 20 July 1966), known professionally as Anton Du Beke, is a British ballroom and Latin dancer and television presenter, best known as a professional dancer on the BBC One celebrity dancing show, Strictly Come Dancing, since the show began in 2004.
May 09, 2021 · Early life. Willem Janszoon (Willem Jansz) was born around 1570, but nothing is known of his early life nor of his parents. Janszoon is first recorded as entering into the service of the Oude compagnie, one of the predecessors of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), in 1598 as a mate aboard the Hollandia, part of the second fleet under Jacob Cornelisz. van Neck, dispatched by the Dutch to the ...
May 09, 2021 · The Dutch scientist Anton van Leeuwenhoek builds a microscope powerful enough for him to observe and describe the red corpuscles in blood See this event in other timelines: 17th century
Apr 17, 2021 · Walther Flemming, German anatomist, a founder of the science of cytogenetics (the study of the cell’s hereditary material, the chromosomes). He was the first to observe and describe systematically the behaviour of chromosomes in the cell nucleus during normal cell division (mitosis).
Apr 23, 2021 · Samuel F.B. Morse, American painter, philanthropist, and inventor who developed an electric telegraph (1832–35). In 1838 he and his friend Alfred Vail developed the system of dots and dashes later known as the Morse Code. In 1844 he sent the first message over the first telegraph line in the United States.