February 12 Birthday: BARNUM’S BONES: HOW BARNUM BROWN DISCOVERED THE MOST FAMOUS DINOSAUR
Barnum Brown, archeologist
February 12, 1873-February 5, 1963
A fossil collector since childhood, Barnum, who was named after the famous circus man, hoped he would grow up to do something important. He did. In 1902, he unearthed a T- rex, that was eventually displayed at the American Museum of Natural History.
Drop by the American Museum of Natural History in NYC today.