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Important Dates
BC:
3000 ­ Writing
1380 ­ Minoan Crete destroyed
460 ­ Hippocratic Corpus
AD:
476 ­ Fall of Rome
663 ­ Synod of Whitby
1348 ­ Black Death
1400's ­ Law of Edgar revoked
1454 ­ Printing in Europe
1660 ­ Founding of Royal Society
1665 ­ Great Plague of London
1720 ­ Inoculation in Britain…read more

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Important Dates Continued...
1796 ­ First Vaccination
1831 ­ Cholera in Britain
1842 ­ Chadwick Report
1845 ­ 1st Public Health Act
1846/7 ­ Ether and Chloroform in use
1854 ­ Cholera linked to water pollution (Snow)
1857 ­ Germ Theory (Pasteur)
1875 ­ 2nd Public Health Act
1890 ­ Antiseptic in general use
1895 ­ First X-rays
1896 ­ Becquerel discovers radioactivity…read more

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Important Dates Continued...
1900 ­ Blood groups discovered
1906 ­ Liberal Reforms
1928 ­ Penicillin (Fleming)
1939/45 ­ World War 2
1951 ­ First Kidney Transplant
1953 ­ Structure of DNA Identified
Late 1950's ­ The Pill
1981 ­ AIDS discovered…read more

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