The Dionne Quintuplets

15 Feb

The Dionne Quintuplets 1937

«When Oliva and Elzire Dionne of Corbeil, Ontario were expecting their sixth child they were fairly certain that Elzire was carrying twins. They would turn out to be about 40% right. On 28 May 1934, with the help of two midwives and the local doctor Allan Roy Dafoe, Elzire gave birth to five girls: Yvonne, Annette, Cécile, Émilie and Marie. They were the world’s first surviving quintuplets.»

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