1860 – Born on January 3rd in New York City. American physician and diagnostician of "Brill’s Disease".
1879 – He was an intern at the Bellevue Hospital.
1880 – Brill attended the New York University College, receiving his medical doctorate.
1882 – He was appointed physician at the Mount Sinai Hospital, becoming professor at the College of Physicians and surgeons.
1893 – He was appointed attending physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital, and became one of the leading diagnosticians.
– He was one of the first to introduce into the U.S. the operation of splenectomy for thrombocytopenic purpura.
1898 – Brill translated Georg Klemperer’s book Clinical Diagnosis and discovered a previously unrecognised form of typhus which is called recurrent typhus – Brill-Zinsser’s disease – in immigrants from Eastern Europe without body lice.
1925 – Died on December 13th.