May 14 in Pop Culture History

May 14 in Pop Culture History

1796 – Edward Jenner, a doctor from Gloucestershire, England successfully tested his vaccination for smallpox on eight year old James Phipps.

1804 – Lewis and Clark expedition left St. Louis, Missouri, on a mission to explore the Northwest from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.

1842 – Alfred Lord Tennyson published Poems.

1850 – The first US. patent (#7,365) for a dishwashing machine was issued to Joel …