In 1898, Bradham invented Pepsi-Cola out of a concern to keep patrons and to improve their health. Wanting to have a different soft drink--one without the narcotics so frequently used in others during the time—the druggist experimented with various combinations of juices, spices, and syrups. His customers most liked the taste of his vanilla, rare oils, and kola nut extract-combination. Bradham believed his product aided digestion and had no harmful effects (then it had no caffeine).
Yellapragada Subbarao (1895 - 1948) was an Indian biochemist who discovered the function of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) as an energy source in the cell, & developed methotrexate for the treatment of cancer plus 50 other life saving chemicals. Despite his isolation of ATP, Subbarao was denied tenure at Harvard & remained without citizenship throughout his life, all due to WHITE RACISM, even though he would lead some of usOfa's most important medical research during White War II.
George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. (February 14, 1859–November 22, 1896) was an American engineer. He is most famous for creating the original Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.
Thomas Henry (26 October 1734 – 18 June 1816) was a surgeon and apothecary. He was also a Fellow of the Royal Society of England. He was also the father of William Henry, the chemist that formulated Henry's Law.