The Daily Human Collection 2011

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The Daily Human is an ATH feature highlighting a significant figure or event from that day in history. We try to be topical, ironic, humorous, witty, and educational.Watch for more editions every week and check out the current version on our features page, updated daily. Have a suggestion for a person or event you would like to see discussed? Let us know at

Volume I: Week of June 27, 2011

Eduard Spranger, Paul Broca, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, 1860 Evolution Debate, 1st Tour de France.

Volume II: Week of July 4, 2011

Rube Goldberg, Ted Williams, U.S. Dollar, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Alfred Binet.

Volume III: Week of July 11, 2011

George Gershwin, Buckminster Fuller, Patrick Stewart, Gertrude Bell, Juan Ponce de Leon.

Volume IV: Week of July 18, 2011

Disneyland Opens, Salem Executions, Gregor Mendel, Ernest Hemingway, Emma Lazarus


Volume V: Week of July 25, 2011

Rosalind Franklin, Aldous Huxley, Planet of the Apes, Kennewick Man, Vincent van Gogh


Volume VI: Week of August 1, 2011

Jean Lamarck, Carroll O’Connor, Jesse Owens, Hans Christian Andersen, Braveheart


Volume VII: Week of August 8, 2011

Bob Smith, Walden Published, Henri Nestle, Alex Haley, Cleopatra


Volume VIII: Week of August 15, 2011

Julia Child, Bela Lugosi, Gene Kranz, Roberto Clemente, Vilfredo Pareto


Volume IX: Week of August 22, 2011

Ray Bradbury, Gene Kelly, Sadi Carnot, Genghis Khan, Declaration of the Rights of Man


Volume X: Week of August 29, 2011

John Locke, Mary Shelley, Rocky Marciano, Edgar Rice Burrows, J.R.R. Tolkien


Volume XI: Week of September 5, 2011

Moses Mendelssohn, Miss America, Leni Riefenstahl, Leo Tolstoy


Volume XII: Week of September 12, 2011

H. L. Mencken, Phineas Gage, Dom Perignon, Sandra Day O’Connor, Jean Piaget


Volume XIII: Week of September 19, 2011

H. L. Mencken, Phineas Gage, Dom Perignon, Sandra Day O’Connor, Walter Lippman

220px-ThomasnastselfportraitVolume XIV: Week of September 26, 2011

Ivan Pavlov, Thomas Nast, Confucius, Miguel de Cervantes, Elie Wiesel


Volume XV: Week of October 3, 2011

Harvey Kurtzman, Max Planck, Ray Kroc, Fannie Lou Hamer, Isabella Bird


Volume XVI: Week of October 10, 2011 (The Haiku Edition)

Fridjtof Nansen, Eleanor Roosevelt, Luciano Pavarotti, Matsaoka Shiki


Volume XVII: Week of October 17, 2011

London Beer Flood, Charles Babbage, Lucy Stone, John Dewey, Hans Asperger


Volume XVIII: Week of October 24, 2011

Annie Edson Taylor, Pablo Picasso, Napoleon Hill, James Cook, Jonas Salk


Volume XIX: Week of October 31, 2011

Harry Houdini, Alfred Wegener, James Thurber, Annie Oakley, Walter Cronkite

225px-Carl_Sagan_Planetary_SocietyVolume XX: Week of November 7, 2011

Marie Curie, Hermann Rorschach, Carl Sagan, Stanley Finds Livingstone, Bob Marshall

220px-Kingdavidkalakaua_dustVolume XXI: Week of November 14, 2011

Gottfried Liebnitz, Herschel and Kepler, David Kalakaua, August Rodin, Niels Bohr

170px-Blackbeard_the_PirateVolume XXII: Week of November 21, 2011

Voltaire, Blackbeard

200px-Mark_Twain_by_AF_BradleyVolume XXIII: Week of November 28, 2011

Claude Levi-Strauss, Amos and Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain, Marie Tussaud, Marquis de Sade

300px-Apollo17WorldReversedVolume XXIV: Week of December 5, 2011

Polk Announces Gold, Joyce Kilmer, Blue Marble Photographed, Bob Bell, A Charlie Brown Christmas


Volume XXV: Week of December 12, 2011

Edvard Munch, Talcott Parsons, George Washington, Gustav Eiffel, Margaret Mead

200px-MerryOldSantaVolume XXVI: Week of December 19, 2011

Alois Alzheimer, Robert Knox, Sewall Wright, Colo, Santa Claus

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