Acid Discoveries

11thCenturary Arabic chemists find out how to make sulphuric, nitric, and hydrochloric acids.
1675 Irish chemist Robert Boyle wrongly suggests that acids contain special particles that sqeeze into gaps in metals, breaking them apart.
1854 The writing of French Chemist Auguste Laurent proves that all acids contain hydrogen.
1887 Swedish chemist svante Arrhenius proposes that all acids contain hydrogen ions and these give acids their special properties.
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