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Who died of pneumonia following an experiment to freeze a chicken by stuffing it with snow?

Question #35714. Asked by SPLENDOUR.
Last updated Jan 05 2017.

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Sir Francis Bacon
1626 - March, while driving near Highgate, decides to experiment with the effect of cold on the decay of meat, purchases a fowl and stuffs it with snow. Catches cold and develops bronchitis, dying on April 9.


Response last updated by CmdrK on Jan 05 2017.
Jul 05 2003, 3:57 PM
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