Aug 18, 1920: Woman Suffrage Amendment Ratified
The 19th amendment to the Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, received two-thirds majority of state ratification thanks to Tennessee and is now a new law. 309 more words
The Chirurgeon's Apprentice has a posted an article about the introduction of the use of chloroform for childbirth in 1840s Britain. The post describes how Queen Victoria even used chloroform when her seventh child, Prince Leopold, was born. VIctoria's use of the drug helped popularize the drug for childbirth.