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December 2, 1893

Fiftieth Annual of Virchow's Promotion.From Our Special Correspondent.

JAMA. 1893;XXI(23):867-868. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420750037014

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Berlin, W., Nov. 6,1893.

There have been many extraordinary proceedings of medical societies in Berlin in honor of the fiftieth return of the day when Rudolf Virchow took his degree at the hands of the Faculty of Medicine in the Berlin University. We will only take note of the proceedings in the Berlin Medical Society (Medizinische Gesellschaft) as this is the most prominent among the aggregations of this kind in Germany. The meeting took place on the 25th of October in the new-built house of the Society, which as its name implies is devoted to the memory of Prof. Langenbeck. The room was fully decorated with flags, banners and emblems touching the significance of the day. The rooms were so crowded with medical men in holiday attire, that movement of persons was at times very difficult. The meeting was opened by an address of Prof. von Bergmann, who delivered into

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