Physicians in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 351 of 351

  • 1924-07-26 John Kilgour, British physician and director of prison medical services (Home Office), born in Aberdeen, Scotland (d. 2008)
  • 1924-10-27 Alain Bombard, French Biologist, Physician, and Politician who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in a small boat to test his theory that a shipwrecked person could survive without provisions, born in Paris, France
  • 1925-10-12 Denis Lazure, Canadian physician and politician, born in Napierville, Quebec (d. 2008)
  • 1926-09-17 Donald Acheson, Irish physician and Chief Medical Officer for England (1983-90), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2010)
  • 1927-09-26 Robert Cade, American physician and inventor of Gatorade, born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2007)
  • 1927-12-08 Ferdie Pacheco, American boxer and physician (the "Fight Doctor"), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2017)

Person of interestChe Guevara

1928-06-14 Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary (Cuban Revolution), author and physician, born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 1967)

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • 1928-10-17 Zacharias J de Beer, South African physician/MP (DP)
  • 1929-12-30 Rosalind Hurley, British physician, barrister, ethicist and writer (d. 2004)
  • 1930-06-21 Patricia Lindop, British radiobiologist and physician, born in Brentford, Middlesex (d. 2018)
  • 1931-08-01 Monty Losowsky, British physician and medical educator, born in London
  • 1933-07-03 Edward Brandt Jr., American physician and public health official, born in Oklahoma (d. 2007)
  • 1933-10-09 Peter Mansfield, British Physician whose discoveries led to MRI (2003 Nobel Prize), born in London (d. 2017)
  • 1934-03-22 Leslie Turnberg, British medical researcher and academic, President of the Royal College of Physicians
  • 1934-09-23 Per Olov Enquist, Swedish writer (Hour of the Lynx, The Royal Physician’s Visit), born in Hjoggbole, Sweden (d. 2020)
  • 1935-04-24 Louis Keith, physician (expert on multiple-births), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1935-11-10 Bernard Babior, American physician and biochemist, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • 1936-09-14 Ferid Murad, American physician and pharmacologist (Nobel 1998), born in Whiting, Indiana
  • 1936-11-21 Victor Chang, Australian physician (d. 1986)
  • 1937-03-23 Robert Gallo, American physician
  • 1937-10-15 Anthony Hopkins, English clinical neurologist and Director of the Research Unit at the Royal College of Physicians, born in Poole, Dorset (d. 1997)
  • 1937-11-26 Boris Yegorov, Soviet physician and cosmonaut (Voskhod I), born in Moscow, Soviet Union (d. 1994)
  • 1938-07-26 Keith Peters, Welsh physician, born in Baglan, Glamorgan
  • 1938-08-07 Helen Caldicott, Australian physician and anti-war activist, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1940-04-18 Joseph L. Goldstein, American biochemist and physician (Nobel-1985), born in Kingstree, South Carolina
  • 1940-05-04 Robin Cook, American physician and novelist, born in NYC, New York

Person of interestRobert Lefkowitz

1943-04-15 Robert Lefkowitz, American physician (Nobel Prize for Chemistry), born in NYC, New York

Physician-scientist Robert Lefkowitz
Physician-scientist
Robert Lefkowitz
  • 1944-06-30 Raymond Moody, American parapsychologist, physician and author (Life After Life), born in Porterdale, Georgia
  • 1946-07-05 Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québéc lawyer, physician and politician (24th Premier of Quebec), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1946-09-16 John Walton, Baron Walton of Detchant, British physician (Warden of Green College Oxford) (d. 2016)
  • 1947-03-13 Beat Richner, Swiss physician (founder of children's hospitals in Cambodia) and cellist, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1947-07-30 Jonathan Mann, American physician and AIDS activist, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • 1947-10-18 Luc Journet, Belgian physician (Order of Zonnetempel)
  • 1947-11-08 Margaret Rhea Seddon, American physician and NASA astronaut (STS 51D, 40, SK:58), born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • 1949-08-24 Anna Lee Fisher [Tingle], American chemist, emergency physician and astronaut (STS 51-A), born in St Albans, New York
  • 1950-01-27 Amos Grunebaum, Israeli-born physician
  • 1950-05-14 Jill Stein, American physician, activist and Green Party nominee for President (2016), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-09-30 Barry Marshall, Australian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1952-02-22 James Philip Bagian, American physician & NASA astronaut (STS 29, STS 40), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-04-27 Ellen S. Baker, American physician and NASA astronaut (STS 34, 50, 71), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • 1954-05-16 Dafydd "Dave" Williams, Canadian physician and astronaut (sk: STS 90), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 1955-02-07 Mario Coutinho, Brazilian physician
  • 1956-06-06 Jay C Buckey, American physician/astronaut (STS 58 alt, sk: 90), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-01-25 Andrew P. Harris, American politician & physician, born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-04-24 Yvonne Cagle, American astronaut and physician, born in West Point, New York
  • 1959-09-04 William Kennedy Smith, American physician and member of the Kennedy family (accused of rape in Florida, 1991), born in Brighton, Massachusetts
  • 1959-12-08 Jim Yong Kim, South Korean-American physician, anthropologist and President of the World Bank, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1960-09-27 Barron Lerner, American physician and historian

Person of interestShinya Yamanaka

1962-09-04 Shinya Yamanaka, Japanese physician (Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine), born in Osaka, Japan

Physician Shinya Yamanaka
Physician
Shinya Yamanaka
  • 1965-03-04 Khaled Hosseini, Afghan author and physician
  • 1966-09-13 Maria Furtwängler, German physician and TV actress, born in Munich, Germany

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 324 of 324

  • 2002-09-13 Douglas Black, Scottish physician and medical scientist (played a key role in the development of the National Health Service), dies at 89
  • 2003-03-29 Carlo Urbani, Italian physician (SARS) (b. 1956)
  • 2003-08-02 Peter Safar, Austrian physician (pioneered cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR), dies at 79
  • 2004-06-29 Bernard Babior, American physician and biochemist, dies at 68

Person of interestCicely Saunders

2005-07-14 Cicely Saunders, English Nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, dies of cancer at 87

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • 2005-07-19 Alain Bombard, French Biologist, Physician, and Politician who made a solitary journey across the Atlantic ocean without provisions, dies at 80
  • 2005-09-14 William Berenberg, American physician (b. 1915)
  • 2005-12-15 Heinrich Gross, Austrian physician (b. 1914)
  • 2006-01-16 Stanley Biber, American physician, pioneer of transgender surgery, (b. 1923)
  • 2006-04-17 Jean Bernard, French physician and haematologist, dies at 98
  • 2006-05-26 Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (b. 1919)
  • 2006-08-18 Jamie Astaphan, Caribbean-born physician (b. 1946)
  • 2007-08-26 Edward Brandt Jr., American physician and public health official, dies at 74
  • 2007-11-27 Robert Cade, American physician and inventor of Gatorade, dies at 80
  • 2008-02-23 Denis Lazure, Canadian physician and politician, dies at 82
  • 2009-02-11 Willem J Kolff, Dutch-American Physician and Biomedical Engineer (artificial kidney, hemodialysis), dies at 97
  • 2010-01-10 Donald Acheson, Irish physician and Chief Medical Officer for England (1983-90), dies at 83
  • 2010-10-15 Mildred Fay Jefferson, American physician and pro-life activist (b. 1926)
  • 2012-01-01 Nay Win Maung, Burmese physician & pro-democracy activist, dies from a heart attack at 50
  • 2012-02-27 Tina Strobos, Dutch physician and resistor to Nazi occupation, dies from cancer at 91
  • 2017-02-08 Peter Mansfield, British Physician whose discoveries led to MRI (2003 Nobel Prize), dies at 83
  • 2017-11-16 Ferdie Pacheco, American boxer and physician (the "Fight Doctor"), dies at 89
  • 2018-02-01 Patricia Lindop, British radiobiologist & physician, dies at 87
  • 2020-04-25 Per Olov Enquist, Swedish writer (Hour of the Lynx, The Royal Physician’s Visit), dies at 85

Famous Physicians