Saturday, March 27, 2010

March 30th

1296: Edward I sacks the city of Berwick-upon-Tweed, setting up a 3rd and long.

1842: Anesthesia is used for the first time in an operation by Dr. Crawford Long eventually putting the guys out of business who made the pieces of wood to bite down on during surgery.

1858: Pessimism pays off as Hymen Lipman patents a pencil with an attached eraser.


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