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What Happened on May 14, 1796

Historical Events

Historic Event

English country doctor Edward Jenner administers his revolutionary cowpox-based vaccine for smallpox, in Berkeley, Gloucestershire

1796 Highlights

About May 14, 1796

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 225 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus