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Stephen Hales Birthday

Stephen Hales Birthday - 17 September 1677

Stephen Hales was born on 17 September, 1677

English clergyman known for his contributions to several fields of science including botany, chemistry and physiology. He also invented various devices including a ventilator and a pneumatic trough.

His most famous invention was, however, the forceps which he used to remove gall stones. Hales was the first person to measure blood pressure.

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