Plastic Surgery in History

Historical Events

  • 1814-10-23 1st plastic surgery is performed (England)
  • 1995-10-11 John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to increase his penis 3 inches

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1787-03-08 Karl Ferdinand von Graefe, German surgeon who helped create modern plastic surgery, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1840)

  • 1961-10-01 Robert Rey, Brazilian-American plastic surgeon and television personality

Famous Weddings

  • 1985-06-22 "Dallas" actress Victoria Principal (35) weds plastic surgeon Harry Glassman (43) in Dallas
  • 2001-09-01 "The Accidental Tourist" actress Geena Davis (45) weds Iranian American plastic surgeon Dr. Reza Jarrahy
  • 2002-11-09 Eighties pop princess Sheena Easton (43) weds Beverly Hills plastic surgeon John Minoli (44) at Las Vegas City Hall
  • 2005-04-19 "Extra" co-host Dayna Devon (35) weds plastic surgeon Dr. Brent Moelleken at the Hans Fahden Winery in Calistoga, California

Famous Divorces

  • 2006-05-06 "Dallas" actress Victoria Principal (56) divorces plastic surgeon Harry Glassman (63) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 21 years of marriage

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1840-07-04 Karl Ferdinand von Graefe, German surgeon who helped create modern plastic surgery dies at 53

  • 1960-04-14 Archibald McIndoe, plastic surgeon, dies
  • 2012-11-26 Joseph Murray, English plastic surgeon, dies from a hemorrhagic stroke at 93