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1755 – Born on April 11th in London, England. But the best known of his works is Essay on the Shaking Palsy, which is the first profile of the disease which now bears his name, Parkinson’s. 1783 – Married to Mary Dale on May 21st. 1785 – English physician, geologist, and paleontologist, was educated for ..

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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 ..

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1889 – Born on the 1st of June in Fleetwood, Lancashire. 1912 – He founded the Cambridge Magazines. 1915 – He educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge, Cambridge. 1923 – He took over the editorship of the psychological journal Psyche.        – He founded and edited two major series of monographs.        – He edited and ..

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1917 – Born on the 24th of June in Greenville, South Carolina. 1947 – He joined the School of Theology as professor of psychology of religion and pastoral care. 1971 – He brought his Neologism ‘workaholic’ into public use and it was soon included in the Oxford English Dictionary. 1974 – He held the post ..

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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" ..

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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 ..

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