Albert Brentnall (1877 - 1962)

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Albert Brentnall
1877 - 1962
Yarr, Australia
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Yarr, Australia
Albert Brentnall was born in 1877. He is the child of Francis John Brentnall and Martha Tooby Brentnall. He died in 1962 in Yarr, Australia at 85 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Albert Brentnall passed away in 1962 in Yarr, Australia at 85 years of age. He was born in 1877. He is the child of Francis John Brentnall and Martha Tooby Brentnall.

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In 1877, in the year that Albert Brentnall was born, on January 8th, the Battle of Wolf Mountain occurred in southern Montana Territory. Crazy Horse, Two Moon, and their warriors fought the United States Cavalry. The battle was a tactical draw and by May, Crazy Horse and his followers had surrendered at Camp Robinson.

In 1882, at the age of only 5 years old, Albert was alive when on April 3rd, 34 year old outlaw Jesse James was shot in the back of the head by trusted friend and partner Robert Ford. Suspected of colluding with the Governor of Missouri, brothers Robert and Charley Ford were arrested, indicted, plead guilty, sentenced to be hung - then pardoned by the Governor. All in one day.

In 1910, at the age of 33 years old, Albert was alive when Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1939, he was 62 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1962, in the year of Albert Brentnall's passing, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

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