What Happened on July 31, 1853

Historical Events

First Surgery Under Kerosene Lamp

First night time surgery performed at Lychakiv Hospital in Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraine), using new kerosene oil lamps invented by Ignacy Łukasiewicz [1]

1853 Highlights

About July 31, 1853

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo