GCSE History - Medicine Through Time Important Dates

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1348-1349
1348-1349
The printing press was invented
1440
When the Royal Society first met
1660
The Great Plague of London
1665
Smallpox vaccine developed by Jenner
1796
Discovery if nitrous oxide
1799
"Sanitary Conditions of Labouring Classes" published by Chadwick
1842
First surgery performed with anaesthetic (ether)
1846
First use of chloroform
1847
First Public Health Act
1848
Smallpox vaccine made compulsory
1853
Main cholera outbreak in London
1854
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"Germ Theory" published by Pasteur
1861
Second Public Health Act
1875
Koch proved the germ theory
1875
Women allowed to enter the medical profession
1876
Discovery of blood groups
1901
Discovery of the magic bullet (Salverson 606)
1909
National Health Insurance Act
1911
Penicillin discovered by Fleming
1928
NHS established
1948
Discovery of DNA's double helix structure by Walson and Crick
1953
Made illegal to smoke in public areas
2007
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Level 36
Nov 2, 2018
good quiz for revision