Benjamin Spock

Pediatrician Benjamin Spock

Profession: Pediatrician

United States of America

Biography: Wrote second best-selling book - Baby and Child Care

Born: May 2, 1903
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: March 15, 1998 (aged 94)

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Married Life

  • 1927-06-25 Pediatrician Benjamin Spock (24) weds civil liberties advocate Jane Cheney
  • 1976-10-24 Pediatrician Benjamin Spock (73) weds Mary Morgan

Historical Events

  • 1946-07-14 Dr Benjamin Spock's "Common Sense Book of Baby & Child Care" published
  • 1967-12-05 Pediatrician Benjamin Spock and poet Allen Ginsberg arrested in New York while protesting against the Vietnam War
  • 1968-01-05 Dr Benjamin Spock indicted for conspiring to violate draft law

Quotes by Benjamin Spock

  • "Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do."

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