February 14, 1929

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1929 the first report on penicillin’s medicinal properties were published. Sir Alexander Fleming’s famously accidentally discovered penicillin after leaving a Petri dish out for too long. On this date he published his report about his findings regarding the mold and its potential medical use. Which was appropriate considering that Valentine’s Day is for lovers.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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