Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Anniversary: Mysterious illegal abortion death

On November 21, 1924, 24-year-old Mildred Bleschke died at Chicago's Grant Hospital from complications of an abortion performed earlier that day. The perpetrator was never identified.

For more on pre-legalization abortion, see The Bad Old Days of Abortion

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