On this day in 1985 - Yul Brynner played his his 4,500th performance in the musical "The King and I."
"Life is raw material. We are artisans. We can sculpt our existence into something beautiful, or debase it into ugliness. It's in our hands." - Cathy Better
The nameAspirinwas derived from the name of the chemical ASA—Acetylspirsäure in German. Spirsäure (salicylic acid) was named for the meadowsweet plant, Spirea ulmaria, from which it could be derived. Aspirin took a- for the acetylation, -spir- from Spirsäure, and added -in as a typical drug name ending to make it easy to say. German researcher Felix Hoffman combined acetylating salicylic acid with acetic acid, succeessfully creating acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) in a chemically pure and stable form.
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