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Selman Waksman

Selman Abraham Waksman (July 22, 1888 – August 16, 1973) was a Russian Empire-born Jewish-American inventor, biochemist and microbiologist whose research into the decomposition of organisms that live in soil enabled the discovery of streptomycin and several other antibiotics. A professor of biochemistry and microbiology at Rutgers University for four decades, he discovered a number of antibiotics (and introduced the modern sense of that word to name them), and he introduced procedures that have led to the development of many others. The proceeds earned from the licensing of his patents funded a foundation for microbiological research, which established the Waksman Institute of Microbiology located on the Rutgers University Busch Campus in Piscataway, New Jersey (USA). In 1952, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for "ingenious, systematic and successful studies of the soil microbes that led to the discovery of streptomycin." Waksman and his foundation later were sued by Albert Schatz, one of his PhD students and first discoverer of streptomycin, for minimizing Schatz's role in the discovery of streptomycin.

In 2005, Selman Waksman was granted an ACS National Historical Chemical Landmark in recognition of the significant work of his lab in isolating more than 15 antibiotics, including streptomycin, which was the first effective treatment for tuberculosis.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Sunday, July 22, 1888
Place of Birth
Nova Priluka
Age
133
Star Sign

The July 22, 1888 was a Sunday under the star sign of . It was the 203 day of the year. President of the United States was Grover Cleveland.

If you were born on this day, you are 133 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, July 22, 2021, 2 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, July 22, 2022, in 362 days. You have lived for 48,579 days, or about 1,165,900 hours, or about 69,954,040 minutes, or about seconds.

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22nd of July 1888 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on July 22, 1888

THEATRICAL GOSSIP.

Date: 23 July 1888

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ARMY AND NAVY NEWS.

Date: 23 July 1888

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SPANISH AMERICA.

Date: 23 July 1888

Curtis, W. E.; "The Capitals of Spanish America"

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AN ECONOMICAL PROBLEM.

Date: 23 July 1888

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THE PIONEER LOCOMOTIVE BOILER.

Date: 23 July 1888

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CITY AND SUBURBAN NEWS; NEW-YORK. BROOKLYN. STATEN ISLAND. LONG ISLAND. NEW-JERSEY.

Date: 23 July 1888

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THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NATION.; "HISTORICUS," "VERAX" & CO.

Date: 23 July 1888

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Centennial of Signing Federal Constitution; "Historicus" and "Verax" on New-York's Share in Answered by "G. H. M"

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A DISAPPOINTED FATHER.

Date: 23 July 1888

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CURIOUS ITEMS FROM KHARTOUM.

Date: 22 July 1888

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THE SKEENA RIVER REVOLT.; GEN. MIDDLETON READY TO SEND A LARGE FORCE TO THE FIELD.

Date: 22 July 1888

Indians; Skeena River Outbreaks

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