1868 – Born on February 1st in St-François, Qué. Canadian diplomat, physician, and politician. 1897 – Educated at Laval, Roy practiced medicine in Québec C, and after in and around Edmonton, where he worked to promote the interests of the French in the West. 1906 – He was a senator and then a pioneer in ..
French economist and physician leader of Physiocra..
US conspirator with John Wilkes Booth attempted assassin of William Seward 1865  ..
1841 – Born on December 21st in Palermo. Italian folklorist and physician. 1871 – Compiled the Biblioteca delle tradizioni popolari siciliane ("Library of Sicilian popular traditions"). 1882 – Founder of the Archives for the Study of the Popular Traditions. 1894 – His basic bibliography of the Italian popular traditions, was published. 1916 – Died on ..
French abbot and saint source of word "fil..
German (Swiss-born) alchemist and..
1510 – Ambroise Pare, was born in Bourg-Hersent, France. He was a French surgeon, the official royal surgeon for kings Henry II, Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III, is considered by some as one of the Fathers of Surgery. He was a leader in surgical techniques, especially the treatment of wounds. 1533 – 1536 ..
1503 – Nostradamus, Latinised name of Michel de Nostredame, born on the 14th of December in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in the south of France, was one of the world’s most famous publishers of prophecies. 1455 – The latter’s family had originally been Jewish, but Jaume’s father, Guy Gassonet, had converted to Catholicism, taking the Christian name "Pierre" ..
1947 – Philip Nitschke was born. 1996 – Assisted suicide of Robert Dent. 1998 – Nitschke was recognised as the Australian Humanist of the Year by the Council of Australian Humanist Societies. – He has provided advice to others who have ended their lives, mostly notably Nancy Crick, aged 69. 2002 – On ..