As per our current Database, Harry Steenbock has been died on Dec 25, 1967 (age 81).
When Harry Steenbock die, Harry Steenbock was 81 years old.
|Popular As||Harry Steenbock|
|Age||81 years old|
|Born||August 16, 1886 (Madison, WI)|
Harry Steenbock’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
Harry Steenbock was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
University of Wisconsin–Madison biochemist who discovered what became Vitamin D. He also developed the cure for rickets.
He found that irradiating most organic foods with ultraviolet light increased in them the concentration of Vitamin D.
He was offered as much as one million dollars for the rights to the vitamin D discovery, and decided instead of enriching himself to give the money to the University.
He married late in life and his wife was a lab assistant of his.
A few decades before him the Dutch scientist Christiaan Elijkman discovered vitamins exist in foods.