Category: 3 Feb

3 February: Remembering Polde Bibič on Birthday

Polde Bibič (3 February 1933 – 13 July 2012) was a Slovenian stage and film actor, writer, and academic professor. In addition to his role in the film Flowers in Autumn, as well as his work in the theater, Bibič was a recipient of several top awards in the field of arts in Slovenia.

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3 February: Remembering Elizabeth Blackwell on Birthday

Elizabeth Blackwell (3 February 1821 – 31 May 1910) was a British physician, notable as the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, and the first woman on the Medical Register of the General Medical Council for the United Kingdom. She immigrated to the US in her twenties and worked as a teacher to pay for her medical education. She eventually graduated from Geneva Medical College in New York in 1849.

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