Scroll down to see important events in the history of the Donaghue family and The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation.
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Horace Wells, a dentist, uses nitrous oxide as an anesthetic1844
Potato famine in Ireland1846
Women’s rights conference in Seneca Falls, NY1848
Patrick Donaghue is born in County Armagh, Ireland.1848
Uncle Tom’s Cabin is published1852
John Snow’s epidemiological maps of the London cholera epidemic reveal the cause of the disease1854