Bright's Disease in History

Famous Birthdays

  • 1789-09-28 Richard Bright, English physician (Bright's Disease/nephritis), born in Bristol, England (d. 1858)

Famous Deaths

  • 1858-12-16 Richard Bright, English physician (Bright's disease/nephritis), dies at 69
  • 1884-02-14 Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt, dies of Bright's disease at 22
  • 1886-04-27 Henry Hobson Richardson, Romanesque revival architect, dies of Bright's disease at 47
  • 1909-04-09 Helena Modrzejewska, Polish-American actress, dies from Bright's disease at 68
  • 1910-03-20 James Hogan, Irish College Football Hall of Fame tackle (Yale), dies of Bright's disease at 37
  • 1913-07-31 John Milne, British geologist (developed the first modern seismograph), dies of Bright's disease at 62
  • 1914-08-06 Ellen Axson Wilson, US 1st Lady (1913-14), dies during Woodrow Wilson's 1st term of Bright's Disease at 54
  • 1915-06-28 Victor Trumper, Australian Cricket Batsman (48 Tests, top score 214; key figure foundation of rugby league in Australia), dies of Bright's disease at 37
  • 1924-03-07 Pat Moran, American baseball player and manager (Cincinnati Reds), dies of Bright's Disease at 48
  • 1927-10-22 Ross Youngs, American baseball player, dies of Bright's disease at 30