Biology Timeline

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  • Jan 1, 600

    Bubonic plague shows up in Eastern Europe.

  • Jan 1, 700

    Smallpox outbreak in Japan.

  • Jan 1, 1320

    The Black Death recedes, but does not completely disappear.

  • Jan 1, 1320

    Earliest dated sources that refer to the Black Death found in China.

    Earliest dated sources that refer to the Black Death found in China.
  • Jan 1, 1348

    Black Death reaches Europe by the Silk roads.

  • Jan 1, 1400

    The Bubonic Plague killed 1/3 of Europe's population.

    The Bubonic Plague killed 1/3 of Europe's population.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Smallpox spreads from North Africa to the New World.

  • First microscopes were made.

    First microscopes were made.
  • First microscopes were made.

  • Anton van Leeuwenhoek is born.

    Anton van Leeuwenhoek is born.
  • 'Philosophical Transactions' is published.

  • Anton van Leeuwenhoek dies.

  • Chester Moor Hall corrected problem of chromatic aberration in compound lenses.

  • Technique found by Chester Moor Hall is applied to microscopes.

  • Rubella is discovered in Germany.

  • Cholera spreads from India to South East Asia.

  • French bring cholera to the New World.

  • Matthias Schleiden concludes that all plants are composed of cells.

  • Theodor Schwann concludes that all animals are composed of cells.

  • Robert Koch established bacteriology as science.

  • Filippo Paccini publishes his results and discoveries of cholera.

    Filippo Paccini publishes his results and discoveries of cholera.
  • It became required to get a vaccine for smallpox in the United States.

  • Rudolf Virchow reasons that cells come only from other cells.

  • Japanese encephalitus is discovered.

    Japanese encephalitus is discovered.
  • Carlos Chaga is born.

    Carlos Chaga is born.
  • Charles Louis Alphonse Laveron obserevd parasites for the first time.

  • Early effort at malaria prevention occured.

  • Sir Ronald Ross proves the complete life cycle of the Malaria parasite in mosquitoes.

  • Carlos Chaga is the first man to be infected with Chaga disease.

  • Ross River virus is discovered.

  • There is an outbreak of Chaga disease in Brazil.

  • The first electron microscope was invented.

  • Norman Gregg noticed rising numbers of people infected with Rubella.

  • Pulmonary tuberculosis wiped out 15% of population in Russian Siberia.

  • Shinya Inoue invents techniques necessary to observe the dynamics of living cells.

  • Chaga disease became a public health issue.

  • There is a large, major epidemic in the U.S. with Rubella.

  • Vaccine for Rubella is licensed.

  • Smallpox is eradicated.

  • Official cure for tuberculosis founded by WHO.

  • The scanning microscope began to reveal objects atom by atom.

  • Chronic kidney disease is discovered and recognized in Guam.

  • Chronic kidney disease reaches its peak so far.

  • As of this year, there are 35 million people infected with AIDS world wide.