Known as the father of osteopathic medicine, Andrew Taylor (A.T.) Still was born on this date in 1828 in Virginia. He held classes for the first time in 1892 in Kirksville, according to an online biography from the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University.

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Photo credit: Dr. Andrew T. Still, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left. , ca. 1914. Photograph.