September 27, 2011
September 26, 2011. Royal Swets & Zeitlinger celebrates its 110th anniversary. Adriaan Swets and Heinrich Zeitlinger opened the doors to their business, a small bookshop in Amsterdam specializing in new and antiquarian scientific books, on September 26 1901. This was the same year as the first Nobel Prize ceremony in Sweden, the birth of Walt Disney in America and the opening of the first Australian parliament.