Tag: phineas gage

  • Phineas Gage: A Story of Survival

    On this date in 1848, Phineas Gage survived an accident in which an iron rod was driven through his head. Here are some things you may not have known about him. Gage was a railroad construction foreman, who was working as part of a blasting crew near Cavendish, Vermont. The crew’s job consisted of drilling […]