Nursing History Calendar

 

 

January 2008
January 2

1916 Eleanor Lambertsen born
1929 Anna Maxwell died

January 5
1926 Mary Eliza Mahoney died
January 6
1869 Helen Scott Hay born in Lanark, IL
January 7
1975 ANA held formal ceremonies to honor 1st certified nurses
January 9
1928 Sophie Mannerheim, ICN president 1922-1925, died
January 10
1894 1st meeting of Society of Superintendents of Training Schools in NYC
January 12

1870 Ada Thoms born in Richmond VA

January 14
1878 Isabel Stewart born in Fletcher ONT
January 18

1918 Helen Fairchild died

January 20
1863 Hannah Ropes died
January 21
2004 Mildred Montag died
January 23
1902 Lucile Petry Leone born in Lewisburg, OH
January 27
1955 ANF established

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February 2008
February 2
1901 The Nurse Corps (female) became permanent
February 5
1871 Mary Gardner born in Newton MA
February 6
1866 Annie W Goodrich born in New Brunswick NJ
February 15
1904 Ohio Nurses Assoc. formed
February 16
1881 Mary Breckinridge born in Memphis TN
February 17
1943 First class of Army flight nurses graduated
February 18
1945 Nurse POWs awarded Bronze Star
February 19
1902 Agnes Ohlson born in New Britain CT
February 25
1858 Lavinia Dock born in Harrisburg PA
February 26
1890 Mabel Keaton Staupers born in Barbados
February 27
1857 Clara Weeks Shaw born in Sanborton NH

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March 2008
It was on a rainy day in March of 1893 that Miss Wald experienced a "baptism by fire" on the lower east side which inspired the beginnings of public health nursing.
March 1
1887 Congress established a Hospital Corps
March 2
1885 Bertha Harmer born in Port Hope ONT
March 3
1903 NC passed 1st nurse registration law in US
March 4
1904 Maryland passed its nurse registration law
March 6
1886 1st nursing journal published, The Nightingale
March 10
1867 Lillian Wald born in Cincinnati OH
March 11
1912 Jane Delano named chair of Am. Red Cross Nsg. Serv.
March 12
1858 Jane Delano born in Townsend NY
March 13
1874 Alice Louise Florence Fitzgerald born in Florence, Italy.
March 14
1851 Anna Caroline Maxwell born in Bristol, NY
March 15
1901 Dita H. Kinney appointed 1st Supt. of ANC
March 17
1999 Hildegard Peplau died
March 30
1998 Eleanor C. Lamberston died
March 31
1927 Teresa Christy born in Brooklyn NY

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April 2008
1873 Women's Education Assoc. (Boston) proposed nurses' training school
1901 University of Virginia School of Nursing opened
April 2
1982 Teresa Christy died
April 3
1802 Dorothea Dix born Hampden ME
April 5
1930 Linda Richards died
April 7
1939 Jane Hitchcock died
April 9

1860 NightingaleFund Council & St Thomas Hosp Board establish school

April 11
1905 Colorado licensure law
April 12
1912 Clara Barton died
April 14
1919 Jane A. Delano died in an Army hospital in France
April 15
1947 Army-Navy Nurse Act secures commission status for military nurses
April 16
1901 NYSNA,1st SNA, founded
1956 Lavinia Dock died
April 17
1873 Connecticut Training School founded [admitted 1st class 10/1873]
April 18
1917 Florence Wald born NYC
April 19
1916 M. Elizabeth Carnegie born Baltimore MD
April 23
1996 AAHN launched web site
April 25
1893 Nightingale Pledge recited 1st time, Detroit MI
April 26
1920 Sophia Palmer died
April 27
1915 Ohio Board of Nursing created

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May 2008
1873 Bellevue Hospital Training School founded
May 2
1930 Lillian Clayton died
1915 Jessie Scott born, Wilkes Barre, PA
May 5
1942 US Army Nurses taken POW in Philippines
May 7
1845 Mary Eliza Mahoney born in Dorchester, MA
May 12

1820 Florence Nightingale born in Florence
1914 Martha Rogers born in Dallas

May 13
1908 Navy Nurse Corps established
May 14
2003 Marguerite Manfreda died
May 15
1910 Isabel Hampton Robb died
May 17
1888 May Ayres Burgess born Newton Highlands MA
May 21
1881 Clara Barton & associates establish the American Red Cross
May 25
1918 Army School of Nursing authorized by Secretary of War
May 26
1853 Sophia Palmer born Milton MA
1881 Julia Stimson born Worcester MA
May 28
1925 1st meeting of parent organization of Frontier Nursing Service

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June 2008

1952 1st issue of Nursing Research
1975 Formation of National Association of Hispanic Nurses

June 2
1861 US Sanitary Commission created
June 3
1888 Alice Fisher died, Philadelphia, PA
June 6
1912 NOPHN founded
June 7
1893 Dorothy Deming born New Haven CT
1969 Sharon Lane US ANC killed in Vietnam
June 9
1861 Dorothea Dix appointed Superintendent of Female Nurses of Union Army
June 10
1970 Anna Mae Hays, Chief, ANC, 1st woman promoted to brigadier general.
June 14
1839 Alice Fisher born in Greenwich, England
June 15 - 17
1893 Isabel Hampton organized the nurses' meeting at Int. Congress of Charities, Correction & Philanthropy meeting during Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Society of Superintendents of Training Schools founded.
June 15 - 20
1952 Last joint meeting of ANA, NLNE, NOPH
June 17
1952 NOPHN dissolved
June 22
1878 CT Training School contracts w/ Lippincott to publish A Manual of Nursing
2006 Vern Bullough died
June 28
1914 Rozella M. Schlotfeldt born in DeWitt, IA
1876 Clara Maass born in Newark, NJ

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July 2008
1943 US Cadet Nurse Corps established under administration of the USPHS; existed from 7/1/1943-6/30/1948
July 1
1949 Air Force Nurse Corps was established.
July 5
1934 1st meeting of ICN's Florence Nightingale Foundation
July 8
1886 Stella Goostray born in Boston MA
July 9
1904 Colorado State Trained Nurses formed
July 10
1875 Minnie Goodnow born in Albion NY
July 13
1925 Madeleine Leininger born in Sutton, NE
July 18
1887 Dorothea Dix died
1918 Nurse Corps renamed Army Nurse Corps
July 27
1841 Linda Richards born Potsdam NY
1913 Josephine Dolan born Cranston RI

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August 2008
August 1
1863 Jane Hitchcock born
1879
Mary E Mahoney graduates New England Hosp. for Women & Children
August 3

1861Congress authorized Surgeon General to employ women as nurses for Army Hospital for $12.00/month
1915 Edith Cavell arrested in Brussels for harboring French & British soldiers

August 4
1849 Lucy Lincoln Drown born in Providence RI
August 7
1891 Anne L. Austin born in Ischua NY
August 9
1955 Male nurses commissioned for Army Reserve for assignment to ANC Branch
August 12
1876 Mary R. Rinehart born Allegheny PA
1909 Jane Delano becomes Supt. ANC
August 13
1910 Florence Nightingale died
August 24
1901 Clara L. Maass died in Havana Cuba
August 25
1908 National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses founded
August 26
1859 Isabel A. Hampton born Welland ONT
August 27
1914 Edith Patton Lewis born in Philadelphia PA

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September 2008
September 1
1872 New England Hosp. admits 1st class
1940 Lillian Wald died
September 2
1896 Meeting to form Nurses Associated Alumnae
September 6
1950 1st African American enters UMD nursing program Ildaura Murillo-Rohde born
September 12
1971 Lillian Wald inducted Hall of Fame
1983 Florence Blake died
September 13
1854 Dita Hopkins Kinney born in New York City
September 14
1897 Margaret Sanger born in Corning NY
September 18
1912 Amelia Leino born in Three Town, WY
September 20
1886 Sr Elizabeth Kenny born in Warialda, Australia
September 21
1906 Lydia Eloise Hall born in New York City Yom Kippur
September 22
1969 Am. Assoc. of Cardiovascular Nurses formed; later: AACN
September 30

1966 Congress authorizes commissions in Regular Army for male nurses
1984 1st AAHN Nursing History Conference
Rosh Hashana

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October 2008
1902 Lina Rogers, of Henry Street Settlement, becomes first school nurse.
1873 Connecticut Training School admitted first class
1874 Linda Richards became night superintendent at Bellevue; started practice of keeping records and writing orders.
1899 Hospital Economics course offered at Teachers College
1889 Johns Hopkins Training School opened
October 1
1873 Linda Richards graduated New England Hosp.
1900 AJN 1st published
October 2
1948 Adelaide Nutting died
1869 Clara Noyes born
1903 Lulu W. Hassenplug born
October 4
1922 Sigma Theta Tau formalized
October 11
1915 Edith Cavell executed
October 24
1955 Anna Eldredge died

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November 2008
1873 Boston Training School for Nurses opened
November 1
1858 Adelaide Nutting born in Frost Village, QUE
November 4
1854 Florence Nightingale arrives in Scutari
1864 Anita Newcomb McGee born in Washington, DC
November 5
1871 Mary Gardner born in Newton MA
November 8
1938 Spirit of Nursing monument dedicated in Arlington Nat. Cemetery
November 10
1962 Alice Louise Florence Fitzgerald died
November 11
1993 Womens Vietnam Memorial dedicated Washington DC
November 25
1999 Lucile Petry Leone died
November 29
1832 Louisa May Alcott born in Germantown, PA
November 30
1897 Virginia Henderson born Kansas City, MO
1907 Florence Blake - born Stevens Point WI

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December 2008
December 1
1982 Ruth Freeman died
December 4
2004 Josephine Dolan died
December 5
1906 Ruth Freeman born Methuen MA
December 7
1890 Katharine Densford Dreves born Crothersville IN
December 14
1934 Bertha Harmer died
December 21
1863 Sophie Mannerheim, ICN president 1922-1925, born
December 25
1821 Clara Barton born Oxford MA
December 31
1954 Annie Goodrich died

 

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