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International Chemical Landmarks

The Royal Society of Chemistry has now had four international chemical landmarks. 

August Kekulé: 150th anniversary of textbook on organic chemistry

28 October 2011. In recognition of the work of August Kekulé one of Europe's most prominent chemists during the second half of the 19th century.

The Discovery of Oxygen by Joseph Priestley

7 August 2000, Bowood House, Calne, Wiltshire, UK

Discovery and Development of Penicillin

19 November 1999, The Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, London, UK

The discovery of histamine H2-receptor antagonists

24 November 1997, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Harlow, UK

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