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Homer Burton Adkins Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at May 16, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

Homer Burton Adkins Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Homer Burton Adkins Facts

Full NameHomer Burton Adkins
BirthdateJanuary 16, 1892
Birth PlaceOhio
Age (in 2022)130 Years Old
ZodiacCapricorn
OccupationChemist

Homer Burton Adkins Age & Birthday

Homer Burton Adkins is best known as Chemist who has born on January 16, 1892 in Ohio. Currently, Homer Burton Adkins is 130 years, 4 months and 0 days old. Homer Burton Adkins will celebrate 131st birthday on Monday, 16th of January 2023. Below the countdown to Homer Burton Adkins upcoming birthday.

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Homer Burton Adkins Biography

About

Remembered for his studies on the effects of hydrogenation upon various organic compounds, this prominent chemist is also notable for his World War II-era research involving toxic gases used in chemical warfare.

Before Fame

After earning his doctorate in chemistry from The Ohio State University, he worked for the United States Department of War and taught at both his alma mater and, for many years, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Trivia

He was responsible for the development of a chemical catalyst called copper chromite (also known as the "Adkins catalyst").

Family Life

One of three children born to Alvin and Emily Adkins, he was raised on a farm in Ohio. He later lived in Wisconsin with his wife, Louise Spivey, and his children Roger, Nance, and Susanne.

Associated With

United States President Harry S. Truman presented Adkins with the prestigious Medal for Merit.

Top Asked Questions about Homer Burton Adkins

How old is Homer Burton Adkins in 2022?

Homer Burton Adkins is 130 years old today.

When was Homer Burton Adkins born?

Homer Burton Adkins was born on January 16, 1892 in Ohio.

What is Homer Burton Adkins zodiac sign?

Homer Burton Adkins zodiac sign is Capricorn.

What was Homer Burton Adkins best known for?

Homer Burton Adkins was best known as Chemist.

Fun Facts about Homer Burton Adkins's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Homer Burton Adkins's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Homer Burton Adkins was born on Saturday, 16th day / 02nd week of 1892
  • Homer Burton Adkins has Capricorn zodiac sign and Earth element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Homer Burton Adkins birthday is XVI.I.MDCCCXCII
  • Homer Burton Adkins's birthstone is Garnet
  • Homer Burton Adkins's birth flower is Carnation that symbolize fascination, distinction & love
  • Homer Burton Adkins age in year is 130 years old
  • Homer Burton Adkins age in month is 1564 months old
  • Homer Burton Adkins age in day is 47602 days old
  • Homer Burton Adkins age in hour is 1142448 hours old
  • Homer Burton Adkins age in minute is 68546880 minutes old
  • Homer Burton Adkins age in second is 4112812800 seconds old
  • Next Homer Burton Adkins birthday is on Monday, January 16th 2023
  • Homer Burton Adkins age in next birthday (2023) is 131 years old

Historical Events on Homer Burton Adkins Birthday (January 16)

Below are historical events that coincided with Homer Burton Adkins's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
1921The Marxist Left in Slovakia and the Transcarpathian Ukraine holds its founding congress in Ľubochňa.
1942Crash of TWA Flight 3, killing all 22 aboard, including film star Carole Lombard.
1945Adolf Hitler moves into his underground bunker, the so-called Führerbunker.
1964Hello, Dolly! opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 2,844 performances.
1969Czech student Jan Palach commits suicide by self-immolation in Prague, Czechoslovakia, in protest against the Soviets' crushing of the Prague Spring the year before.
1969Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 4 and Soyuz 5 perform the first-ever docking of manned spacecraft in orbit, the first-ever transfer of crew from one space vehicle to another, and the only time such a transfer was accomplished with a space walk.
1979The last Iranian Shah flees Iran with his family for good and relocates to Egypt.
1991Coalition Forces go to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War.
1992El Salvador officials and rebel leaders sign the Chapultepec Peace Accords in Mexico City, Mexico ending the 12-year Salvadoran Civil War that claimed at least 75,000 lives.
2001Congolese President Laurent-Désiré Kabila is assassinated by one of his own bodyguards.
2001US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish-American War.
2002The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda, and the remaining members of the Taliban.
2003The Space Shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107 which would be its final one. Columbia disintegrated 16 days later on re-entry.
2006Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is sworn in as Liberia's new president. She becomes Africa's first female elected head of state.
2016Thirty-three out of 126 freed hostages are injured and 23 killed in terrorist attacks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on a hotel and a nearby restaurant.
1985The birth of Jonathan Richter, Danish footballer
1985The birth of Sidharth Malhotra, Indian actor
1986The birth of Johannes Rahn, German footballer
1986The birth of Mark Trumbo, American baseball player
1986The birth of Reto Ziegler, Swiss footballer
1987The birth of Jake Epstein, Canadian actor
1987The birth of Charlotte Henshaw, English swimmer
1988The birth of Nicklas Bendtner, Danish footballer
1988The birth of Jorge Torres Nilo, Mexican footballer
1991The birth of Matt Duchene, Canadian ice hockey player
1993The birth of Hannes Anier, Estonian footballer
1993The birth of Amandine Hesse, French tennis player
1994The birth of Chris Smith, Australian rugby league player
1995The birth of Mikaela Turik, Australian-Canadian cricketer
1998The birth of Cameron Murray, Australian rugby league player
2014The death of Gary Arlington, American author and illustrator (b. 1938)
2014The death of Ruth Duccini, American actress (b. 1918)
2014The death of Wiley W. Hilburn, American journalist and academic (b. 1938)
2014The death of Dave Madden, Canadian-American actor (b. 1931)
2014The death of Hiroo Onoda, Japanese lieutenant (b. 1922)
2015The death of Miriam Akavia, Polish-Israeli author and translator (b. 1927)
2015The death of Yao Beina, Chinese singer (b. 1981)
2016The death of Joannis Avramidis, Greek sculptor (b. 1922)
2016The death of Ted Marchibroda, American football player and coach (b. 1931)
2017The death of Eugene Cernan, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1934)
2018The death of Ed Doolan, British radio presenter (b. 1941)
2018The death of Oliver Ivanović, Kosovo Serb politician (b. 1953)
2019The death of John C. Bogle, American businessman, investor, and philanthropist (b. 1929)
2019The death of Lorna Doom, American musician (b. 1958)
2019The death of Chris Wilson, Australian musician (b. 1956)

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