On This Day – March 19 : English chemist Walter Norman Haworth was born on this day in 1883

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Besides determining the structures of many sugars, his most famous work was discovering the structure of Vitamin C and creating its first artificial synthesis – work which earned him the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1937.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar