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Biographical entry Day, John



John Day practised medicine in Melbourne around 1869 and was a member of the Royal College of Surgeons. He was on the medical register 1851-1881.


Sometime President, Medical Society of Victoria.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • 'Day, John: Obituary', Australian Medical Journal, 3 (2) (1881), 78-86. Details
  • Day, J., 'Translation of a lecture by Fremy on ozone', The Australian Medical Journal (1868), 135-139. Details
  • Day, J., 'On Colour Tests as Aids to Diagnosis', The Australian Medical Journal, 14 (1869), 328-333. Details
  • Day, J., 'On Certain Curious Points in the Chemistry of Carbolic Acid', The Australian Medical Journal (1879), 241-242. Details
  • Day, John, 'On polarised or allotropic oxygen (lecture, with practical demonstrations))', The Australian Medical Journal, 12 (1867), 141-149. Details
  • Day, John, 'On the guaiacum test for blood', The Australian Medical Journal, 14 (1869), 351-353. Details
  • Day, John, 'On the spontaneous formation of peroxide of hydrogen in kerosene and other allied hydrocarbons', The Australian Medical Journal, 18 (1873), 163-167. Details
  • Day, John, 'Fourth Lecture series : Allotropic oxygen in its relations to science and art (5 July, 1872)', Industrial and Technological Museum: Lectures Delivered in the Lecture Room of the Museum During the First Session of 1872 (1873), 80-92. Details
  • Day, John, 'On the comparative value of carbolic acid and mineral oils as disinfectants', The Australian Medical Journal, 19 (1874), 162-167. Details
  • Day, John, 'On Liebigs Lime Bread as an Article of diet for Invalids and Delicate Children', The Australian Medical Journal, 19 (1874), 74-76. Details
  • Day, John, 'Rimmel's aromatic ozonizer, a letter to the Editor', The Australian Medical Journal, 23 (1878), 271-275. Details


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