This Day in History

Insulin is First Used to Treat Diabetes  

A groundbreaking moment in medical history occurred on January 11th, 1922, when insulin was first used to treat diabetes. This discovery revolutionized the management of this life-changing condition.

The USSR is Formally Established

On December 30th, 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was formally established, uniting several Soviet republics. The USSR played a pivotal role in 20th-century global affairs until its dissolution in 1991.

Howard Carter Discovers Tutankhamun’s Tomb

On this day, British archaeologist Howard Carter made a groundbreaking discovery in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. He unearthed the entrance to the tomb of the ancient pharaoh Tutankhamun, revealing a treasure trove of artifacts that provided invaluable insights into ancient Egyptian culture and history.