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Infant receives baboon heart

Infant receives baboon heart

At Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California, Dr. Bailey performs the first baboon-to-human heart transplant, replacing a 14-day-old infant girl’s defective heart with the healthy, walnut-sized heart of a young baboon.The infant, known as “Baby Fae,” was born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, a deformity that is almost fatal and is found in newborns in which parts or all of the left side of the heart is missing.

Cal State Channel Islands

Cal State Channel Islands

California State University Channel Islands is located in California& 39;s Ventura County, in Camarillo, California. The university provides undergraduate and graduate education, which facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and international perspectives.

Australian Matilda tank at Wewak

Australian Matilda tank at Wewak

Australian Matilda tank at Wewak This picture shows Australian troops advancing down a jungle trail during the fighting at Wewak on New Guinea. The infantry is being supported by a Matilda Tank, obsolete against the Germans but still useful against the Japanese.

Calligraphy of Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib

Calligraphy of Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib

A calligraphic vector diagram of the name of Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (c. 568–c. 653 CE), an uncle of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad and progenitor of the Abbasid Dynasty.

Tunisia Economy - History

Tunisia Economy - History

TUNISIA Budget: Income .............. $5.8 BillionExpenditure ... $6.5 BillionMain Crops: olives, dates, oranges, almonds, grain, sugar beets, grapes; poultry, beef, dairy products.Natural Resources: Petroleum, phosphates, iron ore, lead, zinc, salt .Major Industries: petroleum, mining (particularly phosphate and iron ore), tourism, textiles, footwear, food, beverages .

FDR broadcasts first 'fireside chat' during the Great Depression

FDR broadcasts first 'fireside chat' during the Great Depression

On March 12, 1933, eight days after his inauguration, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gives his first national radio address—or “fireside chat”—broadcast directly from the White House.Roosevelt began that first address simply: “I want to talk for a few minutes with the people of the United States about banking.