Johanna Heffernan (1800 - 1888)

Johanna Heffernan
1800 - 1888
updated February 06, 2019
Johanna Heffernan was born in 1800. She was born to Ryan Pat Heffernan. She died in 1888 in Brat, Australia at age 88.

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Johanna Heffernan died in in Brat, Australia

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Johanna Heffernan died in 1888 in Brat, Australia at 88 years of age. She was born in 1800. She was born to Ryan Pat Heffernan.
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1800 - 1888 World Events

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In 1800, in the year that Johanna Heffernan was born, Alessandro Volta presented his findings about the first electrical battery, proving that electricity could be generated chemically and debunking the widely held theory that electricity was generated solely by living beings.

In 1828, by the time she was 28 years old, Hungarian inventor and physicist, Ányos Jedlik - a Benedictine priest - created the world's first electric motor, which he called an electromotor. Currently, the motor still works.

In 1848, when she was 48 years old, on November 1st, the first medical school for women - but founded by a man - opened in Boston. Called the Boston Female Medical College, and later merging with the Boston University School of Medicine, women could officially attend medical classes and be trained as physicians.

In 1866, at the age of 66 years old, Johanna was alive when on February 13th, the first robbery committed by Jesse James and his gang - a daylight bank robbery - occurred in Liberty, Missouri. Jesse's presence has been disputed but most historians agree that he was there.

In 1888, in the year of Johanna Heffernan's passing, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

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