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It Happened Today in New York City

115 YEARS AGO TODAY…

10-25 Squibb

On October 25, 1900, physician, inventor, and pharmaceutical manufacturer, Edward Robinson Squibb died of a ruptured blood vessel at his home in Brooklyn. Dr. Squibb had been one of the founders of modern American medical chemistry. His company, E.R. Squibb & Sons, eventually became part of Bristol-Myers Squibb. But he did not live to see it, dying at the age of 81.

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