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What Happened on August 13, 1865

Famous Deaths

  • Ignaz Semmelweis, Hungarian physician who discovered the cause of puerperal (childbed) fever and introduced antisepsis into medical practice, dies at 47
1865 Highlights

About August 13, 1865

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo