Monthly Archives: July 2013

Medical Schools Needed Cadavers, So…

Until about 1810 or so, the “profession” of grave robbing was limited to digging up bodies for the jewelry buried with them. However, as the science of anatomy became more widespread, the demand for cadavers for medical schools increased to … Continue reading

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President McKinley Assassinated

William McKinley was elected president in 1896, and, aided by a return to economic prosperity and the recent victory in the Spanish-American War, was re-elected in 1900. Vice President Garret Hobart (b: 1844, New Jersey) had died from heart failure … Continue reading

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