A dubious distinction by Rick On Wed September 23, 2009 In health, history Mary Mallon was born 140 years ago today, on September 23, 1869. You probably don’t recognize her name, but you’ll know her by a nickname the press gave her: Typhoid Mary. Previous Tracking? Next Dogs, cats, and seals Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.