Physician in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 280 of 280

  • 1894-06-13 Dr. Leo Kanner, Austrian-American physician (d. 1981)
  • 1895-03-25 Siegfried Handloser, German physician (d. 1954)
  • 1895-04-30 Philippe Panneton, French Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (d. 1960)
  • 1895-09-24 Andre Cournand, physician
  • 1895-10-30 Dickinson W. Richards, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1973)
  • 1895-11-14 Walter Freeman, American physician (d. 1972)
  • 1896-02-28 Philip Showalter Hench, physician (cortisone-Nobel), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1896-07-16 Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German eugenicist and Nazi physician (d. 1969)
  • 1898-08-24 Albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974)
  • 1899-06-03 Georg von Bekesy, physician (Nobel-1961), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1901-10-22 Charles Huggins, Canada, US physician
  • 1902-01-06 Helmut Poppendick, Nazi physician (d. 1994)
  • 1902-06-03 Edward Wayne, physician (Queen of Scotland)
  • 1903-02-10 Waldemar Hoven, German physician (d. 1948)
  • 1904-05-14 Marcel Junod, Swiss physician (d. 1961)
  • 1904-07-01 Mary Calderone, physician/founder (planned parenthood)
  • 1904-11-09 Viktor Brack, Nazi physician (d. 1948)
  • 1904-11-26 Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist (d. 1991)
  • 1904-12-15 William Hitzig, Austria, Maxwell physician
  • 1905-07-10 Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (d. 1948)
  • 1906-04-17 Sidney R. Garfield, American physician (d. 1984)
  • 1906-05-01 Horst Schumann, Nazi physician (d. 1983)
  • 1907-01-14 Sophie Redmond, Suriname's 1st female physician
  • 1907-05-26 Jean Bernard, French physician (d. 2006)

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1907-11-11 Joseph G. Hamilton, American physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis, born in Waverley, Massachusetts (d. 1957)

  • 1907-11-23 Lars Leksell, Swedish physician (d. 1986)
  • 1908-09-11 Everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco
  • 1909-02-21 Helen O Dickens, [Henderson], US physician/gynaecologist
  • 1909-06-07 Virginia Apgar, American physician and childbirth specialist (d. 1974)

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1909-09-04 Eduard Wirths, Nazi physician (Auschwitz), born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1945)

Nazi Physician Eduard Wirths
Nazi Physician
Eduard Wirths
  • 1910-04-22 Eric Scowen, physician
  • 1910-10-01 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-born physician (d. 1983)
  • 1911-03-08 Elsie Agnes Giorgi, physician/humanitarian
  • 1911-06-05 Charles Fletcher, physician/CEO (ASH)
  • 1913-05-28 Gordon Wolstenholme, British physician (Ciba Foundation)
  • 1913-05-29 Douglas Black, physician
  • 1913-09-12 Ben[jamin S] Polak, Neth, physician/communist/resistance fighter
  • 1913-11-25 Lewis Thomas, American physician and essayist (d. 1993)
  • 1914-06-28 Aribert Heim, Austrian physician
  • 1915-02-26 Pran Nath Chhuttani, Indian physician and teacher, born in Leiah, Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • 1915-03-12 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/abstract painter
  • 1915-12-27 William Howell Masters, sex author/physician
  • 1916-08-24 Anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian
  • 1918-01-18 Gustave Gingras, French Canadian physician (d. 1996)

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1918-06-22 Cicely Saunders, English nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, born in Barnet, England (d. 2005)

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • 1918-08-27 Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
  • 1919-06-10 Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (d. 2006)
  • 1919-08-27 John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
  • 1920-03-15 E. Donnall Thomas, American physician, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1920-05-19 Tina Strobos, Netherlands, physician and resistor to Nazi occupation, (d. 2012)
  • 1921-06-26 Abe Jan Koldijk, SS-physician (Limburg's family doctor)
  • 1924-04-12 Peter Safar, Austrian physician (d. 2003)
  • 1924-10-27 Alain Bombard, French Biologist, Physician, and Politician who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in a small boat to test his theory that a shipwrecked person could survive without provisions, born in Paris, France
  • 1926-07-08 Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, author/physician/educator
  • 1927-09-26 Robert Cade, American physician and beverage inventor (d. 2007)

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1928-06-14 Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary (Cuban Revolution), author and physician, born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 1967)

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • 1928-10-17 Zacharias J de Beer, South African physician/MP (DP)
  • 1929-12-30 Rosalind Hurley, British physician, barrister, ethicist and writer (d. 2004)
  • 1934-03-22 Leslie Turnberg, president (Royal College of Physicians)
  • 1935-04-24 Louis Keith, physician (expert on multiple-births), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1936-09-14 Ferid Murad, American physician and pharmacologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1936-11-21 Victor Chang, Australian physician (d. 1986)
  • 1937-03-23 Robert Gallo, American physician
  • 1938-07-26 Keith Peters, physician
  • 1938-08-07 Helen Caldicott, Australian physician/anti-war activist, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1940-04-18 Joseph L Goldstein, Sumter SC, physician (Nobel-1985)
  • 1940-08-21 Ana Isabel Anderson-Imbert, physician, rheumatologist

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1943-04-15 Robert Lefkowitz, American physician (Nobel Prize for Chemistry), born in NYC, New York

Physician-scientist Robert Lefkowitz
Physician-scientist
Robert Lefkowitz
  • 1946-07-05 Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québécois lawyer, physician and politician
  • 1946-09-16 Lord Walton of Detchant, physician (Warden of Green College Oxford)
  • 1947-03-13 Beat Richner, Swiss physician and cellist
  • 1947-10-18 Luc Journet, Belgian physician (Order of Zonnetempel)
  • 1950-01-27 Amos Grunebaum, Israeli-born physician
  • 1951-09-30 Barry Marshall, Australian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1955-02-07 Mario Coutinho, Brazilian physician
  • 1956-06-06 Jay C Buckey, American physician/astronaut (STS 58 alt, sk: 90), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-09-27 Barron Lerner, American physician and historian

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1962-09-04 Shinya Yamanaka, Japanese physician (Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine), born in Osaka, Japan

Physician Shinya Yamanaka
Physician
Shinya Yamanaka
  • 1965-03-04 Khaled Hosseini, Afghan author and physician
  • 1966-09-13 Maria Furtwängler, German physician

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 257 of 257

  • 1957-01-25 Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist (b. 1871)

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1957-02-18 Joseph G. Hamilton, American Physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis, dies of radiation induced leukemia at 49

  • 1957-02-23 John Friend Mahoney, American physician who pioneered the treatment of syphilis with penicillin, dies at 67
  • 1957-10-10 Karl Genzken, Nazi physician (b. 1885)
  • 1958-06-26 Andrija Štampar, Croatian physician and United Nations diplomat (b. 1888)
  • 1958-12-10 Juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician, dies at 72
  • 1960-12-29 Philippe Panneton, Quebec physician, diplomat and writer (b. 1895)
  • 1961-06-16 Marcel Junod, Swiss physician (b. 1904)
  • 1962-01-30 Manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (b. 1894)
  • 1963-03-04 William Carlos Williams, US physician/poet, dies at 79
  • 1963-05-17 John Wilce, physician and former head football coach at the Ohio State University (b. 1888)
  • 1963-11-22 Wilhelm Beiglböck, Nazi physician (b. 1905)
  • 1965-03-30 Philip Showalter Hench, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1896)

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1967-07-09 Eugen Fischer, Nazi physician dies at 93

Nazi Physician Eugen Fischer
Nazi Physician
Eugen Fischer

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1967-10-09 Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary and physician, executed in Bolivia at 39

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • 1967-12-28 Béla Schick, Hung/US children's physician (Scarlet Fever), dies at 90
  • 1969-08-08 Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German eugenicist and Nazi physician (b. 1896)
  • 1971-06-25 John Boyd Orr, Scottish physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1880)
  • 1972-05-31 Walter Freeman, American physician (developer and practitioner of psychiatric surgery transorbital lobotomy), dies
  • 1973-01-20 Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician (b. 1885)
  • 1973-02-23 Dickinson W. Richards, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1895)
  • 1978-06-18 Walter C. Alvarez, American physician (b. 1884)
  • 1981-01-06 A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84
  • 1983-02-20 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-Brazilian physician (b. 1910)
  • 1983-05-05 Horst Schumann, Nazi physician (b. 1901)
  • 1983-07-03 John Fleming (Jack) Brock, scientist, physician and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town, 78
  • 1986-09-25 Ben Sajet, physician/politician, dies at 99
  • 1988-02-19 André Frédéric Cournand, French-born physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1895)
  • 1989-10-03 Joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered
  • 1990-05-10 Walker Percy, physician/novelist (Lancelot), dies of cancer at 73
  • 1991-07-04 Victor Chang, Australian physician (b. 1936)
  • 1993-02-08 Paul Brickhill, Dutch/US WW II pilot/physician, dies
  • 1993-03-03 Albert Sabin, physician (oral polio vaccine), dies at 86
  • 1993-07-24 Ben[jamin S] Polak, Dutch physician/resistance fighter, dies
  • 1993-10-22 Elie A Cohen, physician (held in Auschwitz), dies at 84
  • 1994-01-11 Helmut Poppendick, Nazi physician (b. 1902)
  • 1994-02-25 Baruch Goldstein, physician/murderer (53 in mosque), lynched at 42
  • 1995-02-13 Alberto Burri, Ital's physician/sculptor/painter), dies at 79
  • 1995-02-14 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/painter, dies at 79
  • 1995-11-03 Gordon S. Fahrni, physician and president of the Canadian Medical Association (b. 1887)
  • 1996-07-19 Pran Nath Chhuttani, Indian physician and teacher, dies at 81
  • 1996-08-01 Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian physician and international aid worker (b. 1929)
  • 1998-10-23 Barnett Slepian, American physician (b. 1946)
  • 2001-05-17 Frank G. Slaughter, American novelist and physician (b. 1908)
  • 2003-03-29 Carlo Urbani, Italian physician (SARS) (b. 1956)
  • 2003-08-02 Peter Safar, Austrian physician (b. 1924)

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2005-07-14 Cicely Saunders, English Nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, dies of cancer at 87

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • 2005-07-19 Alain Bombard, French Biologist, Physician, and Politician who made a solitary journey across the Atlantic ocean without provisions, dies at 80
  • 2005-09-14 William Berenberg, American physician (b. 1915)
  • 2005-12-15 Heinrich Gross, Austrian physician (b. 1914)
  • 2006-01-16 Stanley Biber, American physician, pioneer of transgender surgery, (b. 1923)
  • 2006-05-26 Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (b. 1919)
  • 2006-08-18 Jamie Astaphan, Caribbean-born physician (b. 1946)
  • 2009-02-11 Willem J Kolff, Dutch-American Physician and Biomedical Engineer (artificial kidney, hemodialysis), dies at 97
  • 2010-10-15 Mildred Fay Jefferson, American physician and pro-life activist (b. 1926)
  • 2012-01-01 Nay Win Maung, Burmese physician, and pro-democracy activist, dies from a heart attack at 50
  • 2012-02-27 Tina Strobos, Dutch physician and resistor to Nazi occupation, dies from cancer at 91