Anesthesia’s Evolution: From Ether Day to John Snow’s Precision

Year Events and Developments 1846 – October 16, 1846: William T.G. Morton’s successful demonstration of ether anesthesia in Boston became known as “Ether Day.” – December 16, 1846: A successful trial of ether anesthesia took place in Paris. – December 19, 1846: Anesthesia was administered in both Scotland and London, with one case in London … Read more