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Disease - Notable Historical Events

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Disease - Historical Events
Date Event
1956-05-01

A doctor in Japan reports an "epidemic of an unknown disease of the central nervous system", marking the official discovery of Minamata disease.

1976-07-21

1st outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Philadelphia

1977-01-18

Scientists identify a previously unknown bacterium as the cause of the mysterious Legionnaires' disease.

1978-08-11

Legionnaire's disease bacteria isolated in Atlanta

1981-06-05

Aids Epidemic officially begins when US Centers of Disease Control reports on pneumonia affecting 5 homosexual men

1981-06-18

Vaccine to prevent hoof & mouth disease announced

1981-08-28

National Centers for Disease Control announces high incidence of Pneumocystis & Kaposi's sarcoma in gay men

1984-04-21

Centers for Disease Cont says virus discovered in France causes AIDS

1990-04-24

Gruinard Island, Scotland, is officially declared free of the anthrax disease after 48 years of quarantine.

1991-05-04

Morris K Udall, (Rep-D-Ariz), resigns due to Parkinson disease

1993-01-12

Doctors announce Pitts Penguin Mario Limeux has Hodgkin's disease

1995-01-30

Workers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease.

1995-11-16

US Attorney General Janet Reno announces she has Parkinson's disease

1996-03-20

UK admits humans can catch CJD (Mad Cow Disease)

1996-03-25

The European Union's Veterinarian Committee bans the export of British beef and its by-products as a result of "mad cow disease" (BSE).

2001-09-17

Despite suffering from lung cancer and Parkinson's disease, Jack Buck stirs emotions by reading a patriotic-themed poem during the pregame ceremonies on baseball's first night back after the September 11th terrorist attacks

2005-03-04

United Nations warns that about 90 million Africans could be infected by HIV in the future without further action against the spread of the disease.

2010-01-04

The Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed HIV infection from its list of communicable diseases of public health significance.

2012-04-26

Indonesia suspends imports of American beef after a confirmed case of mad cow disease in California

2016-02-03

Ex-NFL player Ken Stabler had concussion disease CTE, doctor says

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Disease - Birthdays
Date Event
1756-09-07

Willem Bilderdijk, Dutch poet/literature (Disease of Scientists)

1789-09-28

Richard Bright, England, physician (Bright's Disease/nephritis)

1807-10-22

Magnus Huss, Swedish Physician who coined the word alcoholism and was the first to define it as a disease

1814-01-11

James Paget, English surgeon (disease of Paget)

1822-02-22

Adolf Kuszmaul, German physician (stomach pump, Kuszmaul disease)

1864-06-14

Alois Alzheimer, Marktbreit, Bavaria, German psychiatrist/neuropathologist (Alzheimer Disease)

1869-09-23

Mary Mallon, Cookstown County Tyrone, Irish-American patient best known as 'Typhoid Mary' and the first person in the United States known to be immune to typhoid, as a carrier of the disease she infected at least 51 people in the New York City area

1880-9-16

Jessie McAllister, A Curable Disease

1901-02-20

René Jules Dubos, France, US microbiologist/author (Health & Disease)

1907-11-11

Joseph Hamilton, American Physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis

1939-06-17

Krzysztof Zanussi, Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease

1949-04-17

Howard Cutler, The Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease in America

1952-9-04

Marek Denys, Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease

1972-05-16

Szymon Bobrowski, Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease

1975-01-06

Pawel Okraska, Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease

1977-08-31

Robbie Ribspreader, The Midnight Disease

1980-05-07

Michael Coristine, Love Disease

1982-9-21

David Tolemy, Parts of Disease

1986-08-08

Brittany Reid, Parts of Disease

1987-06-15

Solomon Tubbs-Foster, Parts of Disease

1987-08-04

Samuel Ihunwo, Parts of Disease

Disease - Notable Deaths

George BalanchineApr 30, 1983

Richard HarrisOct 25, 2002

Dolly the SheepFeb 14, 2003

Estelle GettyJul 22, 2008

Stan MusialJan 19, 2013

Disease - Deaths
Date Event
1858-12-16

Richard Bright, British Dr (Bright's disease/nephritis), dies at 69

1860-06-29

Thomas Addison, English physician (A-Biermer Disease), dies at 67

1874-01-14

Johann Philipp Reis, German Physicist and Inventor, dies of lung disease at 40

1890-04-22

Magnus Huss, Swedish Physician who coined the word alcoholism and was the first to define it as a disease, dies at 82

1893-04-27

John Ballance, 14th Premier of New Zealand and the founder of the Liberal Party, intestinal disease after a major surgical operation at 54

1899-12-30

James Paget, English surgeon (disease of Paget), dies at 85

1913-07-31

John Milne, British Geologist, Seismologist, and Anthropologist who developed the first modern seismograph, dies of Bright's disease at 62

1914-08-06

Ellen Axson Wilson, US 1st Lady (1913-14), dies during Woodrow Wilson's 1st term of Bright's Disease at 54

1915-12-19

Alois Alzheimer, German psychiatrist/neurologist (Alzheimer Disease), dies at 51

1924-03-07

Pat Moran, manager (Cin Reds), dies of Bright's Disease

1927-10-22

Ross Youngs, Hall of Fame baseballer, dies of Bright's disease at 30

1955-07-16

Jessie McAllister, A Curable Disease

1957-02-18

Joseph Hamilton, American Physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis, dies of radiation induced leukemia at 49

1966-01-09

Albert Stevens, an American patient in secret medical trials who survived the highest known radiation dose in a human, dies of heart disease at 79

1976-07-27

Ray Brennan, becomes 1st to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease"

1982-07-12

Kenneth More, Brit actor (Genevieve), dies of Parkinson disease at 67

1982-08-12

Henry Fonda, actor (On Golden Pond), dies of heart disease at 77

1983-04-30

George Balanchine, Russian/US ballet composer/choreographer, dies from Creutzfeldt—Jakob disease at 79

1983-07-30

Howard Deitz, MGM executive, dies at 86 of Parkinson's disease

1984-03-18

Paul Frances Webster, lyricist, dies of Parkinson's disease at 76

1984-11-07

George Matthews, actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73 of heart disease

1985-06-10

George Chandler, actor (Lassie), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 87

1987-05-14

Rita Hayworth, actress (Gilda), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 68

1990-01-08

Terry Thomas, Engl comic (Heroes), dies of Parkinson's disease at 78

1990-07-17

Bernard Cowan, TV announcer, dies of kidney disease at 68

1990-10-15

Delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58

1991-01-28

Harold "Red" Grange, football's galloping ghost, dies of Parkinson's disease at 87

1991-10-17

Tennessee Ernie Ford, country singer, dies of liver disease at 72

1991-12-11

Daniel Simon Scott, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 71

1992-06-22

M F K Fisher, cook book author, dies of Parkinson Disease at 83

1993-01-09

Felix Grucci, fireworks expert, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 87

1993-10-07

Cyril Cusack, actor (Fahrenheit 451), dies of neuron disease at 82

1994-03-23

Jim Moloney, dies of Parkinson's disease

1994-04-16

John McLiam, dies of Parkinson's disease at 75

2001-07-01

Marek Denys, Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease

2002-10-25

Richard Harris, Irish actor (A Man Called Horse, This Sporting Life) and singer (MacArthur Park) dies of Hodgkin's disease at 72

2003-02-14

Dolly the Sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell dies young form a progressive lung disease aged 6

2004-06-22

Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist, dies from complications due to heart disease at 84

2007-05-29

Howard Cutler, The Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease in America

2008-07-22

Estelle Getty, American actress, dies of Lewy body disease at 84

2012-01-01

Yafa Yarkoni, Israeli Singer, dies after years of Alzheimer's disease at 86

2012-01-02

Gordon Hirabayashi, civil rights activist and WWII internment opponent dies after Alzheimer's disease at 93

2012-02-02

Dorothy Gilman, American mystery writer, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 88

2012-02-04

Robert Glaser, American educational psychologist, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 91

2012-02-07

Patricia Stephens Due, African-American civil rights activist, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 72

2012-03-03

Leonardo Cimino, American actor, dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 94

2012-03-07

Jimmy Ellis, American soul singer, dies from complications from Alzheimer's disease at 74

2012-03-10

Frank Rowland, American Nobel laureate in chemistry, dies from Parkinson's disease at 84

2012-03-25

Larry Stevenson [Richard], American skateboard innovator, dies from pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease at 81

2012-03-27

Warren Stevens, American actor, dies from lung disease at 92

2012-06-11

Ann Rutherford, Canadian actress, dies from heart disease at 94

2012-06-30

Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli Prime Minister, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 96

2012-08-14

Phyllis Thaxter, American actress, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92

2012-08-23

Jerry Nelson, American puppeteer, dies from prostate cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 78

2012-09-14

Louis Simpson, Jamaican poet, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89

2012-09-30

Turhan Bey, Austrian born actor, dies from Parkinson's disease at 90

2012-10-13

Helmut Haller, German footballer, dies from Parkinson's disease and dementia at 73

2012-10-16

Eddie Yost, American MLB player, dies from cardiovascular disease at 86

2012-12-19

Robert Bork, American legal scholar/jurist, dies from heart disease at 85

2012-12-26

Gerry Anderson, English writer/producer/director, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 83

2013-01-16

Pauline Phillips, American advice columnist, dies from complications from Alzheimer's disease at 94

2013-01-19

Stan Musial, American MLB hall of famer, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92

2013-03-14

Jack Greene, American country artist, dies from complications from Alzheimer's disease at 83

2013-03-15

Booth Gardner, American politician, dies from Parkinson's disease at 76

2013-03-25

Lou Sleater, American MLB pitcher, dies from lung disease at 86

2013-04-12

Robert Byrne, American grand chess master, dies from Parkinson's disease at 84

2013-04-20

Howard Phillips, American politician, dies from dementia and Alzheimer's disease at 72

2013-05-24

Antonio Puchades, Spanish football player, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 87

2013-07-19

Phil Woosnam, Welsh footballer and manager, dies from complications from prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease at 90

2013-10-27

Lou Reed, American musician, dies from liver disease at 71

2016-07-25

Dr Kate Granger who raised thousands for cancer charity in Leeds dies from disease aged 34

2017-02-04

Scottish Motor Neurone Disease campaigner Gordon Aikman dies aged 31


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