Adelena Annie Hill (1896 - 1969)

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Adelena Annie Hill
1896 - 1969
Moor, Australia
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Moor Australia
Adelena Annie Hill of Moor Australia was born in 1896 to Agnes (Crisp) Thompson and Josiah Benjamin Thompson. They had siblings Violet Beryl Saw and Melva Cornelie Gordon. Adelena Hill died at age 73 years old in 1969 in Moor.
Updated: September 4, 2013
Biography ID: 145613056

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Adelena Hill passed away at age 73 years old in 1969 in Moor. Adelena Annie Hill of Moor Australia was born in 1896 to Agnes (Crisp) Thompson and Josiah Benjamin Thompson. Adelena Hill had siblings Violet Beryl Saw and Melva Cornelie Gordon.

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Adelena Annie Hill lived 3 years longer than the average Hill family member when they died at the age of 73.
The average age of a Hill family member is 70.

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In 1896, in the year that Adelena Annie Hill was born, in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

In 1928, by the time this person was 32 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1945, when this person was 49 years old, on June 22nd, the Battle of Okinawa ended. A joint Army and Marine campaign, supported by the Navy, the Battle of Okinawa went on for 82 days. The last Japanese resistance on Okinawa was defeated. 4,907 Navy, 4,675 Army, and 2,938 Marine Corps personnel were killed in the battle on the US side. It is estimated that 110,071 on the Japanese side were killed - the estimate includes Okinawan citizens who were pressed into service and includes children. With the win of Okinawa, the United States gained an important base of operations in the Pacific.

In 1959, this person was 63 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1969, in the year of Adelena Annie Hill's passing, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

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