This Day in History: Jul 25, 1978: World's first "test tube baby" born
On this day in 1978, Louise Joy Brown, the world's first baby to be conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF) is born at Oldham and District General Hospital in Manchester, England, to parents Lesley and Peter Brown. The healthy baby was delivered shortly before midnight by caesarean section and weighed in at five pounds, 12 ounces. Before giving birth to Louise, Lesley Brown had suffered years of infertility due to blocked fallopian tubes. In November 1977, she underwent the…
oldroze: “ Door decoration, 7 Water Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK There’s some debate about whether the building was constructed in 1895 (according to the current occupant, a business centre) or...
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The grocery shop of Mrs Mary Slade, on the corner of Drysdale Road and Wilson Street. The Dingle (district of Liverpool, UK) sometime around the end of the 19th century maybe 1880-1900