34th year  -  N° 261                 Wednesday, 18 September 2019         Antwerpen		
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Monday 25th of July 1492

527 years ago

213th Pope Innocentius VIII born as Giovanni Battista Cybo dies of fever at the age of 60 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

In July Innocentius VIII fell into a fever. He was said to have been given the world's first blood transfusion by his Jewish physician Giacomo di San Genesio, who had him bathe in the blood of three 10-year-old boys. The boys subsequently died.