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
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
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 Harveey described the circulation of blook and the pumping of the heart.
Anton Von Leeuwenhoek's birthday
Anton invented the microscope.
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 invented the bifocals in the year 1784.
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
"Angel of the Battlefield" - Founded the American Red Cross
Gregory Mendel's Birthday
Established the patterns of hereditary.
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.
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)
A war that was fought between the North and South for the power of the United States.
Roetgen discovered X-rays.
Curie isolatd radium!
Rosalinda Franklin's Birthday
She was well known for her multiple photographs of D.N.A.
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 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.
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.
Revealed an altered polio virus vaccine this year.
Sabin improved the oral vaccine this year, it was an improvement from Jonas Salk's vaccine
Perfomed the world's first heart transplant.
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.