First Heart Transplant Surgery

On this date in 1967, the first successful heart transplant surgery took place. Here are some things you may not have known about heart and other organ and tissue transplants. The first successful tissue transplant was a skin graft from one part of the patient’s body to another in 1823. In 1905 the first successful cornea transplant took place. The […]

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Dr Pepper is Served for the First Time

On this date in 1885, the first Dr Pepper soft drink was served in Waco, Texas. Here are some things you may not have known about it. Dr Pepper was created by pharmacist Charles Alderton and sold at Morrison’s Old Corner Drug Store in Waco. The drink was introduced nationally at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. It is said […]

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