Long Beach, CA Baby Incubator Accident, May 1909

Baby Incubator Kills Child.

A baby incubator proved fatal to the two-months-old infant of Richard De Spain, a young inventor of Long Beach, Cal. Soon after the baby had been placed in the incubator a cork blew out of a hot water bottle and the baby was scalded to death.

Adams County News, Gettysburg, PA 22 May 1909