Medical Science in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • 1948-08-22 Rob Buckman, British broadcaster and actor (Pink Medicine Show), born in London
  • 1950-11-06 Ernest Thompson, American actor (Sierra, Westside Medical), born in Bellows Fall, Vermont
  • 1951-09-30 Barry Marshall, Australian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1951-11-09 Hetty de Boer-Jongkind, Dutch medical astrologist and founder (Vakvereniging Medical Astrology), born in Amsterdam (d. 1993)
  • 1953-01-29 Hwang Woo-Suk, South Korean biomedical scientist
  • 1954-06-07 Louise Erdrich, American author (Love Medicine, The Bingo Palace), born in Little Falls, Minnesota
  • 1960-08-10 Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.

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
  • 1963-04-20 Aubrey de Grey, British biomedical gerontologist, born in London
  • 1964-07-20 Murray Craven, Medicine Hat, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1968-09-25 Johan Friso, prince of Orange-Nassau, born in University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1970-04-11 Trevor Linden, Canadian ice hockey right wing (Canucks, NY Islanders), born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
  • 1970-04-23 Sadao Abe, Japanese actor (Team Medical Dragon), born in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • 1971-12-18 Neil Little, Medicine Hat, NHL goalie (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1972-07-01 Corey Hirsch, Canadian NHL goalie (Olympic silver 1994), coach and broadcaster, born in Medicine Hat, Canada
  • 1979-11-19 Barry Jenkins, American director and writer (Medicine for Melancholy, Moonlight), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1993-06-29 Angela & Amy Lakeberg, American Siamese twins (separated on Aug 20th), born in Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois
  • 2003-07-04 Alessia di Matteo, Italian medical figure (1st person to survive the transplantion of eight organs in a single operation), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 2005)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths