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Blood Groups Discovered

1901

The Black Death

1348

Bubonic Plague

1665

Edward Jenner's smallpox vaccine

1796

Germ Theory

1861

Nitrous Oxide - Humphry Davy

1799

Ether - Collins and Liston

1846

Chloroform - James Simpson

1847

Edwin Chadwick

1842

First Public Health Act

1848

John Snow - cholera

1854

Great Stink

1858

Second Public Health Act

1875

Working class men given the vote

1867

Discovery of Penicillin

1928

Development of Penicillin

1939 - 1945

Beveridge Report

1942

NHS set up

1948

Midwives Act


-training for midwives made compulsory

1902

Provision of Meals Act


-meals were provided for children at school

1906

Notification of Births Act


-all births were recorded

1907

Old Age Pensions Act


-state pension was given at age 70

1908

Town Planning Act


-back to back housing was forbidden

1909

National Insurance Act


-a compulsory insurance scheme was introduced for all workers earning less than £160 a year


-if they felt sick they could claim benefit

1911

Housing Act


-new houses provided for the working class

1919

Housing Act


-a slum clearing programme was introduced

1930