November 1, 1848

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY!  in 1848, the first medical school for women was founded by Samuel Gregory in Boston, Massachusetts. Also on this date in 1856, the first photography magazine, Daguerreian Journal was published in New York City. The first centerfold featured Nurse Mary O’Leary, an 1851 graduate of the Boston Female Medical School. She was shown in her nursing outfit checking the temperature of a male patient with the back of her hand.

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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