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1905

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Deaths

  • October 12 - Josephine Shaw Lowell - Progressive reform leader, first female Commissioner of the New York State Board of Charities. She also worked to establish the Newark Custodial Asylum for Feeble-Minded Women (1878).[2]
  • November 2 - Ivan Sechenov - Russian psychologist, considered the "Father of Russian Psychology" by Pavlov. Wrote Reflexes of the Brain which introduced electrophysiology and neurophysiology into laboratories and teaching of medicine.


References

  1. "Anniversaries." The Red Notebook. Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action. Accessed on February 28, 2008.
  2. http://www.museumofdisability.org/html/exhibits/society/exb_advocacy.html