Significant dates in the life of Sir Frederick Banting

(from a compilation by Peter Banting, PhD, Prof Emeritus, Director SFBLF)

Enjoy 37 podcasts of the life of Sir Frederick Banting told by Bob Banting, Fred’s grand nephew,  https://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/doipodcast

How the world salutes Bantin

1943-12-20
U.S. Liberty ship “Frederick Banting” launched.   Decommissioned in March, 1969.

 1973-08-17
5.2 Km diameter Moon Crater at 26.58 degrees North, 16.43 degrees East, named “Banting Crater”

 1991-11-14
The iDF establish Banting’s birthday as World Diabetes Day with co-sponsorship of the WHO

 1992-10-16
Dr. Frederick Banting inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

 2006-12-20
The UN adopts Resolution 61/225 declaring World Diabetes Day as an official United Nations Day

 2007-11-12 
CBC survey names Banting’s discovery of Insulin ‘Greatest Canadian Invention”

2018-11-21
Banting sets a new auction record for his works Wednesday with the $313,250 sale of his 1925 painting of the University of Toronto laboratory in which he co-discovered insulin.

 2021-04-15
Canada Post released a new stamp to commemorate the 100th  Anniversary of the discovery of insulin

 2021-07-29
Royal Canadian Mint issued a new $2 circulation coin to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the discovery of insulin

 2021-08-20
SFBLF unveil a new monument, ‘Salute to the Discovery Team’ at the birthplace of Banting

2021-10-06
Canada’s Walk of Fame announced the induction of Sir Frederick Banting, John James Rickard Macleod, Charles Best and James Collip