On this day in 1940 - The first televised basketball game was shown. The game featured Fordham University and the University of Pittsburgh from Madison Square Gardens in New York.
"Science has always been my preoccupation and when you think a breakthrough is possible, it is terribly exciting." - James D. Watson
James Dewey Watson, (born April 6, 1928), is an American molecular biologist, geneticist, and zoologist, best known as a co-discoverer of the double-helix structure of DNA in February 28, 1953 with Francis H.C. Crick. Watson, Crick, and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material.
| Saturday, April 19, 2014
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