Full Name: Daniel Hale Williams
Profession: Heart Surgeon
Why Famous: Performed one of the 1st successful open heart surgeries in the United States and also founded Provident Hospital in Chicago. The 1st African-American owned and operated hospital in America.
- 1889-01-23 Daniel Williams forms Provident Hospital in Chicago
- 1893-07-09 Daniel Williams repairs the torn pericardium of a knife wound patient, James Cornish, without penicillin or blood transfusion