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Doctors' Day
(Observed March 30 to commemorate the first administration of anesthesia by Dr. Crawford W. Long in 1842)
National Doctors' Day
1882 Melanie Klein (Austrian-born English Psychoanalyst) ) Austrian Mathematicians and Scientists Psychology
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1911 Ellen Swallow Richards (Massachusetts-born Foods Scientist) Ellen Swallow Richards Chemistry Foods & Nutrition
1842 Georgia Physician Crawford Long Administers the First Anesthesia to a Patient Georgia Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Research Historic Firsts University of Georgia
1940 Indiana Defeats Kansas 60-42 to Win NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Indiana Kansas Basketball
1966 Dodger Pitchers Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale End 32-day Contract Holdout Baseball Hall of Fame Labor Economics & Business Baseball Library New York Times
1968 International Lawn Tennis Federation Adopts "Open Tennis" Allowing Pros to Compete with Amateurs Tennis International Tenis Federation New York Times
1986 34-0 Texas Wins NCAA Women's Basketball Championship (97-81 v. USC) Women University of Texas University of Southern California Basketball USA Today
1987 Indiana Defeats Syracuse 74-73 to Win the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Indiana Syracuse Basketball USA Today New York Times
1990 National Doctors' Day Is First Observed by Proclamation of President George Bush President Georgia Bush National Doctors' Day Historic Firsts University of Georgia
1999 Oregon Jury Orders Philip Morris to Pay $81M to Family of Lung Cancer Victim Oregon Tobacco Law & Legal Resources CNN

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