Ajax Loader On This Day | 19 October

On this day:

1943: Streptomycin, which went on to become the first line of treatment against tuberculosis, is discovered

1954: Cho Oyu, 6th highest mountain peak in the world, scaled for the first time in recorded history

Born on this day:

1946: Philip Pullman, English author

Gone on this day:

1682: Thomas Browne, English author

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