Tag Archives: scientific techniques

June 15, 1667

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1667, Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Denys administered the first fully documented human blood transfusion. He transferred twelve ounces of sheep’s blood into a 15-year old French boy. To prepare the boy for the transfusion he was … Continue reading

Posted in 1601-1700 CE, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

May 5, 1809

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1809 Mary Kies, the mother of three beautiful children, was awarded the first patent to go to a woman. It was for a technique that weaved straw with silk and thread. A subsequent lawsuit … Continue reading

Posted in 1801-1900 CE, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment