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This calendar is in the form of a tablet, each leaf of which represents two days of the year. At the head of each page is a reproduction either of a famous painting dealing with some medical subject or of some well-known caricature drawing or the portrait of a medical celebrity. Besides this, under each date are noted one or more occurrences of importance in medicine, the announcement of the birth or death of a man prominent in research work and in practice, and pertinent aphorisms. Many astronomical data are also recorded.
Spemanns Historischer Medicinal-Kalendar, bearbeitet von Prof. Dr. J. Pagel und Prof. Dr. J. Schwalbe in Berlin.. JAMA. 1906;XLVI(8):605. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02510350055042