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What happened in 1846?
William Moston first used ether
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What happened in 1847?
James Simpson first used chloroform
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What happened in 1857?
Queen Victoria gave birth using chloroform
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What happened in 1861?
Pasteur published his germ theory
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What happened in 1867?
Joseph Lister introduced carbolic acid as the first antiseptic
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What happened in 1883?
First appendix operation
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What happened in 1895?
Roentgen discovered x-rays
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What happened in 1896?
first heart operation
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What happened in 1901?
Karl Landsteiner discovered blood groups
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What happened in 1914?
Saline solution was used to clean wounds and stop infection
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What happened in 1915?
Harold Gillies pioneered plastic surgery using skin grafts
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What happened in 1938?
The British Blood Transfusion Service opened up
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What happened in 1942?
The mass production of penicillin began
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What happened in 1943?
Archibald McIndoe improved plastic surgery by using penicillin
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What happened in 1944?
Dwight Harken improved heart surgery by cutting into beating hearts and removing shrapnel with his fingers. He treated 130 patients, all of whom survived.
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