- The use of ether is developed as a pain-killer.
- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu introduces the Ottoman Turkish method of inoculation against smallpox – variolation – to London.
- Thomas Guy founds Guy's Hospital in London to treat "incurables" discharged from St Thomas'.
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