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What Happened on September 7, 1888

Historical Events


Historic InventionBaby Incubator

Edith Eleanor McLean is 1st baby to be placed in an incubator at State Emigrant Hospital on Ward’s Island, New York

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The first baby incubator in the U.S. in State Emigrant Hospital in New York
The first baby incubator in the U.S. in State Emigrant Hospital in New York
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1888 Highlights

About September 7, 1888

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo