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1899 in Science
The year 1899 in science involved some significant events, listed below.
- January 12 - Paul Hermann Müller (died 1965), Swiss chemist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1948.
- February 27 - Charles Best (died 1978), American-born medical scientist.
- April 11 - Percy Lavon Julian (died 1975), African American research chemist.
- April 28 - Mary Loveless, née Hewitt (died 1991), American immunologist.
- May 8 - Charles Illingworth (died 1991), English surgeon.
- July 3 - Ludwig Guttmann (died 1980), German-born neurologist and pioneer of paralympic games.
- July 7 - Anna Baetjer (died 1984), American toxicologist.
- July 26 - Bill Hamilton (died 1978), New Zealand mechanical engineer.
- September 3 - Frank Macfarlane Burnet (died 1985), Australian virologist best known for his contributions to immunology, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1960.
- September 29 - László Bíró (died 1985), Hungarian inventor.
- October 18 - Janet Vaughan (died 1993), English physiologist.
- October 27 - Nikolay Dollezhal (died 2000), a key figure in Soviet atomic bomb project and chief designer of nuclear reactors.
- November 10 - Helen Porter (died 1987), English plant physiologist.