Nurse’s Day

At the end of the nineteenth century, Florence Nightingale, known as “The Lady with the Lamp,” founded modern nursing in 1820. She saw the poor treatment of the soldiers during the war and opened up a school that emphasized health and medicine. She later opened a similar school in Istanbul, led by a group of nurses to take care of British soldiers.

Nightingale and her helpers reduced the death rate from 42% to 2%.