1821 – Elizabeth Blackwell was born in Bristol, England. Best known as America’s first woman physician, she published The Laws of Life; with Special Reference to the Physical Education of Girls. She became professor of gynecology at the London School of Medicine for Women. She was a member of the First Unitarian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, where her family lived when she was a child.
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