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What Happened on May 17, 1749

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Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner, English physician, father of (western) immunology, pioneered smallpox vaccinations, born in Berkeley (d. 1823)

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About May 17, 1749

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 272 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus