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Alan Mostyn Bradford Grant (1905 - 1987)

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Alan Mostyn Bradford Grant
1905 - 1987
Born
February 8, 1905
Parramatta, N.S.W Australia
Death
April 29, 1987
Sydney, NSW Australia 2000
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Alan Mostyn Bradford Grant was born on February 8, 1905 in Parramatta, N.S.W Australia. According to his family tree, he married Lilian Martha Alice Bastin. He died on April 29, 1987 in Sydney, NSW Australia at age 82.
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Alan Mostyn Bradford Grant passed away on April 29, 1987 in Sydney, NSW Australia at age 82. He was born on February 8, 1905 in Parramatta, N.S.W Australia. According to his family tree, he married Lilian Martha Alice Bastin.
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In 1905, in the year that Alan Mostyn Bradford Grant was born, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1911, Alan Mostyn was only 6 years old when the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1945, at the age of 40 years old, Alan Mostyn was alive when on February 19th, US Marines landed on the island of Iwo Jima and the Battle of Iwo Jima began. Lasting 5 weeks, it was some of the bloodiest and fiercest fighting in the Pacific theater during World War II. The occupying Japanese forces were heavily armed and there were 21,000 Japanese soldiers on the island at the beginning of the battle. Only 216 Japanese soldiers were captured afterwards - the rest had been killed in action or committed suicide. 6,800 American soldiers died but the Americans took control of the island.

In 1951, he was 46 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1987, in the year of Alan Mostyn Bradford Grant's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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