Have you wondered who, when and how X-rays are made? No. Well, today is World Radiography Day to celebrate the discovery of X-rays. On November 8 1895, Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen was conducting experiments with cathode rays, and he discovered x-radiation. He won the first Novel Prize in Physics for his discovery of X-rays in 1901. After that, each year, World Radiography Day is observed on November 8.
Theme: Celebrating Patient Safety.
Purpose: Raise public awareness of radiography therapy and imaging.
2007 – The International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists.
1996 – Radiographers Association of Madhya Pradesh, India.