important medicine through time dates

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  • Important dates
    • 3000BC - writing developing in Egypt
    • 400BC - cult of Asclepius popular
    • 420-350BC - Hippocratic corpus
    • 129AD - birth of Galen
    • 476AD - fall of Rome
    • 663AD - synod of Whitby
    • 980-1037AD - life of Avicenna
    • 1348AD - black death
    • 1454AD - printing in europe
    • 1660AD - founding of Royal society
    • 1665AD - great plague of London
    • 1720AD - inoculation in Britain
    • 1796AD - first vaccination
    • 1831AD - cholera in Britain
    • 1842AD - Chadwick report
    • 1846/7AD - ether and chloroform in use
    • 1848AD - first public health act
    • 1854AD - cholera linked to water pollution
    • 1857AD - germ theory
    • 1875AD - public health act
    • 1890AD - antiseptic in use
    • 1895AD - first x-ray
    • 1896AD - Becquerel discovers radioactivity
    • 1900AD - blood groups discovered
    • 1906AD - liberal reforms
    • 1928AD - penicillin
    • 1953AD - DNA structure found
    • 1939-45AD - world war 2
    • 1951AD - first kidney transplant
    • late 1950sAD - the pill
    • 1981AD - aids discovered

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