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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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1514 – He was born on the 31st day of Decmber this year in Brussels.   1528 – He entered the University of Leuven (Pedagogium Castrensis) taking arts, but when his father was appointed as the Valet de Chambre in 1532, he decided to pursue a career in medicine at the University of Paris, where ..

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1813 – John, the eldest son of a farmer, was born at York on March 15th. Dr. John Snow, a legendary figure in the history of public health, epidemiology and anesthesiology. 1827 – He was educated at a private school in his native city until the age of fourteen, when he was apprenticed to William ..

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1762 – Nathan Smith was one of New England’s best-known and respected physicians. He was a skilled surgeon, teacher, writer, and practitioner. At a time when most American physicians were poorly educated, he single-handedly founded Dartmouth Medical School, and co-founded the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the medical school at Bowdoin College, and the ..

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1511 – He was born on the 29th day of September this year in Villanueva de Sijena, Huesca, Spain. His paternal ancestors came from the hamlet of Serveto, in the Aragonian Pyrenees, which gave the family their surname. The maternal line descended from Jewish Conversos of the Monzón area.1526 – He was very gifted in ..

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1745 – Benjamin Rush was born to John and Susanna Harvey Rush on December 24th in Byberry, near Philadelphia. 1760 – He went on to study at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton) and received his bachelor’s degree from that institution. 1761-1766 – Upon returning to Philadelphia, Rush studied medicine under Dr. John Redman, ..

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1749 – Daniel Rutherford was born on November 3rd in Edinburgh. British chemist and physician who is credited with the discovery of nitrogen.          – Educated at the university there where his father held the first chair of the Theory and Practise of Medicine.          – He became a Fellow of the Royal ..

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