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,

How the world salutes Bantin

U.S. Liberty ship “Frederick Banting” launched.   Decommissioned in March, 1969.

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

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

Dr. Frederick Banting inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

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

CBC survey names Banting’s discovery of Insulin ‘Greatest Canadian Invention”

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.

Canada Post released a new stamp to commemorate the 100th  Anniversary of the discovery of insulin

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

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

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