On this day (March 31)
German psychiatrist, born March 31, 1835, Bialken, administrative and governmental district of Marienwerder; died January 1900.
Johann Friedrich Theodor Müller
Usually referred to as Fritz Müller. Also called Müller-Desterro.
German biologist and physician, born March 31, 1821, Windischholzhausen, Erfurt, Thuringia; died May 21, 1897, Blumenau, Brazil.
Arthur Ferguson MacCallan
British ophthalmologist, born October 23, 1872, New Basford; died March 31, 1955, Westminster Hospital, London.
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