History of Medicine

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    Hippocrates birthday

    Hippocrates was known as the "Father of Medicine" and wrote a code of ethics called, "The Hippocratic Oath." He was born in the year of 460 b.c.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1328 to Jan 1, 1351

    The Black Death

    The Black Death orginated in Europe but quickly progressed throughout the earth because of the active trading routes. It is said to be the Black Death started in year 1328 and somewhat despated in 1351.
  • Jan 1, 1440

    Printing Press

    Printing Press
    The printing press advanced a way of communication as well as the exploration of keeping imprtant records. It was invented by Johannes Gutenberg.
  • Apr 15, 1452

    Leonardo Da Vinci birthday

    Leonardo Da Vinci birthday
    Da Vinci was an amazing drawer that dissected humans to get an understanding of the human anatomy by drawing what he observed.
  • Jan 1, 1523

    Gabriello Fallopio's Birthday

    Anatomist that discovered fallopian tubes.
  • Apr 1, 1578

    William Harvey's birthday

    William Harvey's birthday
    William Harveey described the circulation of blook and the pumping of the heart.
  • Anton Von Leeuwenhoek's birthday

    Anton invented the microscope.
  • Gabriel Fahreheit

    Gabriel Fahreheit
    Fahrenheith created the first mercury Therometer.
  • First Medical School in North America

    The first medical school in North America was founded by Dr. John Morgan and William Shippen. It was located in Philadelphia and started the influential journey of medicine in North America.
  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin invented the bifocals in the year 1784.
  • Edward Jenner

    Edward discovered the vaccination for smallpox.
  • Dorthea Dix's Birthday

    She was a very powerful women that fought for better treatment for the mental ill and was a key nurse in the war.
  • Rene Laenec's Birthday

    He invented the stethoscope.
  • Ignas Semmelweiss's Birthday

    Semmelweiss came up with the idea that washing your hands was a very good action to continuseously do throughout your day.
  • Elizabeth Blackwell's Birthday

    Blackwell was the first women to qualify as a doctor.
  • Clara Barton's Birthday

    Clara Barton's Birthday
    "Angel of the Battlefield" - Founded the American Red Cross
  • Gregory Mendel's Birthday

    Established the patterns of hereditary.
  • Louis Pasteur's Birthday

    Louis Pasteur's Birthday
    He discovered by simply heating milk it could eliminate the growth of bacteria. (Pasteurization)
  • Joseph Lister's Birthday

    Lister was the first docto to use an antiseptic during surgery to prevent infection in the incision.
  • Florence Nightingale

    Started the first nursing school!
  • Rober Koch's Birthday

    "Father of Microbiology"
  • William Osler's Birthday

    "Father of psychosomatic Medicine"
  • William Stewart Halsted's Birthday

    "Father of American Surgery"
  • Sigmund Freud's Birthday

    Revealed that the mind and body work together, (majored in psychology and psychiatry)
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    Civil War

    A war that was fought between the North and South for the power of the United States.
  • Wilhelm Roetgen

    Wilhelm Roetgen
    Roetgen discovered X-rays.
  • Marie Curie

    Curie isolatd radium!
  • Rosalinda Franklin's Birthday

    Rosalinda Franklin's Birthday
    She was well known for her multiple photographs of D.N.A.
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    Great Depression

    The great depression was the result of the stock market crashing and causing many people to go into debt.
  • First McDonald's Established

    The first McDonald's was established in Arcadia, CA by Dick and Mac. This event really altered the state of how food was served and the nutrition of eating out.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Pearl Harbor will live on in infamomy and will never be forgotten. The amount of men we lost in the surprise attack is unbelieveable but the thought of the brave woman that aided the men should be recognized as heros as well.
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    Korean War

    The Korean War played a key role in the advancement of medicine. Gorilla warfare was grueiling and the amount of diseases were sickening. Korean war started on June 25, 1950 and finally ended on July 27, 1953.
  • Jonas Salk

    Revealed an altered polio virus vaccine this year.
  • Albert Sabin

    Sabin improved the oral vaccine this year, it was an improvement from Jonas Salk's vaccine
  • Christian Benard'

    Perfomed the world's first heart transplant.
  • Terroist Attack

    This day will forever be in our hearts. The attack on the twin towers wasn't intially recongnized as a terroist attack until the second plane hit the the second tower. It was a very sad day for the United States of America many lives were taken.