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FAMOUS SEARCH BEGAN ON THIS DAY ~ 1871

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An illustration depicts the famous meeting of Livingston and Stanley at Ujiji, Lake Tanganyika in Africa.  

Journalist Henry Morton Stanley began his famous search through
Africa for the missing British explorer and Scottish physician, Dr.
David Livingstone (below).

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Sir Henry Morton Stanley
(John Rowlands)
(28 January 1841 – 10 May 1904)

David Livingstone: The boy from Blantyre who became an African legend |  Scotland.org
David Livingstone
(19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873)

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REMEMBER THIS LONG-RUNNING TV SERIES?

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Dr. Kildare is an NBC medical drama television series which originally ran from September 28, 1961, until August 30, 1966 for a total of 191 episodes over five seasons Produced by MGM Television.

The TV series quickly achieved success and made a star of Richard Chamberlain, who played the title role. Dr. Kildare.

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George Richard Chamberlain will
be 88 years old on March 31st.

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FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENTIAL DOCTOR – 1961

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On January 26, 1961, just about a week after his inauguration,
President
John F. Kennedy appointed Janet Travell, 59 (above),
as his personal physician, making her the first woman in history
to hold the post.

Dr. Travell possessed an impressive resume that included
graduating with honors from Wellesley College, internships
in cardiology, a professorship in clinical pharmacology at
Cornell University and an established reputation as a pioneer
in the treatment of chronic myofascial pain.

 

 

Janet Travell: The First Female Presidential Physician
Dr. Travell with President Kennedy.

The Timeline Project: Dr. Janet G. Travell - Physician
Janet Graeme Travell (December 17, 1901 – August 1, 1997)

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Retired Scottish actor Sir Thomas Sean Connery
is 89 today.

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James Bond: 1962-1969 and 1983

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