Day: March 12, 2018

Sir William Henry Perkin dedicated a Google doodle on his birth anniversary

Google is today celebrating the birth anniversary of British chemist Sir William Henry Perkin, who accidentally discovered the first synthetic dye. Perkin was born on March 12, 1838 in Shadwell, London, United Kingdom, and today’s Google doodle shows the significance of his discovery. Perkin discovered Mauveine, the first synthetic dye at