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1832 – Born in Germany   1856 – earned his doctorate in medicine from the University of Heidelberg   1874 – wrote Principles of Physiological Psychology   1875 – accepted the responsibility of being the chair in philosophy at Leipzig and established the first psychology laboratory   1920 – died with wide contributions to experimental ..

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1868 – An American physicist was born this year in Concord, Massachusetts.   1901 – He was professor of experimental physics at Johns Hopkins University. He is probably best known for his work discrediting the phenomenon of N rays.   1905 – He published the book “Physical Optics”.   1907 – He also published his book “How to ..

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1858 – Born on January 18th in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania. American physician and founder of Provident Hospital in Chicago, credited with the first successful heart surgery. 1883 – Williams graduated from Chicago Medical College. 1884-1893 – He served as surgeon for the South Side Dispensary and physician for the Protestant Orphan Asylum.          – In ..

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1802 – He was born this year in the Oregon Country. He is famous for leading the first large party of wagon trains along the Oregon Trail.   1834 – He applied to the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.   1835 – He traveled with missionary Samuel Parker to present-day north-western Montana and ..

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1756 – He was born this year in Colchester, England.   1778 – On the 26th day of June this year, he entered the navy.   1781 – He received his diploma of the Company of Surgeons.   1788 – He fought a duel with his third assistant, William Balmain, in which, according to one ..

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1880 – Born in April 15th in Prague. Czech-born psychologist, one of the founders, with Kurt Koffka and Wolfgang Köhler, of Gestalt psychology, which attempts to examine psychological phenomena as structural wholes, rather than breaking them down into components. 1904 – He studied at the universities of Prague, Berlin, and Würzburg (Ph.D.). 1910 – Wertheimer’s ..

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1815 – Born in January 21st in Vermont. American dentist, a pioneer in the use of surgical anesthesia. 1840 – He was a dentist in Hartford, CT, when he became interested in the possibility of using nitrous oxide – ‘laughing gas’ – as a painkiller while extracting teeth. 1844 – Wells noted the pain-killing properties ..

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1871 – Born on July 25th in New York, New York. A leading American psychologist in the early 20th century, was best known for her experimental work in animal behavior and motor theory development. 1891 – She entered and graduated from Vassar College at age 16. 1894 – Received her Ph.D. from Cornell University.     ..

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1741 – Dr. Joseph Warren, born on the 11th of June in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He was an American doctor and soldier, remembered for playing a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston and for his death as a volunteer private soldier while also serving as chief executive of the revolutionary Massachusetts government. 1759 – ..

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