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Seeds of Fire: A People’s Chronology

Recalling events that happened on this day in history.
Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.

Compiled by Ulli Diemer

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October 13, 1307  
In France, members of the Knights Templar are arrested, tortured, and murdered on orders of the king, who sees them as a threat.
Related Topics: French HistoryPolitical Murders
October 13, 1812  
At Queenston Heights, British troops, Canadian militia, and Iroquois defeat an invading American force.
Related Topics: War of 1812
October 13, 1821
Birth of Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902), physician, pathologist, archaeologist, and politician. Virchow is one of the founders of social medicine, arguing that disease is not purely biological, but often related to or spread by social circumstances.
Sent to investigate a typhus outbreak in Silesia in 1848, he concludes that the outbreak could not be solved by treating individual patients with drugs or with minor changes in living conditions, but only through radical action to promote the advancement of an entire population, which could only be achieved by “full and unlimited democracy” and “education, freedom and prosperity.”
Related Topics: Health Determinants
October 13, 1904
Sigmund Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams is published.
Related Topics: Freud, SigmundPsychoanalysis



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