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Births

  • November 14 - Sir Frederick Grant Banting - Medical scientist, won Noble Prize in Medicine for the co-discovery of insulin. Insulin is used to treat diabetes, which can cause blindness.


Deaths

  • 1891 - John Carlin - American artist, writer, and advocate. Orator at the opening of Gallaudet University. Received the first Master of the Arts by the University.[1]


References

  1. "Anniversaries." The Red Notebook. Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action. Accessed on February 28, 2008.