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Dionne quintuplets born...



Item # 550118

May 29, 1934

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Vermont, May 29, 1934 

* Dionne quintuplets born (1st report)
* "Five Baby Girls Born to Ontario Mother; Largest 3 Lbs., 4 Ounces; Smallest a Lb. Less"

This 16 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Five Baby Girls Born to Ontario Mother; Largest 3 Lbs., 4 Ounces; Smallest a Lb. Less" tells of the birth of the famous Dionne quintuplets.

Other news of the day throughout. usual browning with little margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

source: wikipedia: The Dionne quintuplets, born on May 28, 1934, are the first quintuplets known to survive their infancy. They remain to this day the only female identical set ever recorded. The sisters were born just outside Callander, Ontario, Canada in the village of Corbeil. The surviving quintuplets prefer to be referred to as the Dionne sisters instead of quintuplets.

The Dionne girls were born two months premature with the assistance of Dr. Allan Roy Dafoe and two midwives, Madame Legros and Madame Lebel.

Category: The 20th Century

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