Andrew Calley Allan (1885 - 1959)

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Andrew Calley Allan
1885 - 1959
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1885
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1959
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Andrew Calley Allan was born in 1885. He was born to William Allan and Elizabeth Cameron Allan. He died in 1959 in Melbourne, Australia at age 74.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Andrew Calley Allan passed away in 1959 in Melbourne, Australia at 74 years old. He was born in 1885. He was born to William Allan and Elizabeth Cameron Allan.

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In 1885, in the year that Andrew Calley Allan was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1914, when he was 29 years old, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1923, Andrew was 38 years old when on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1933, by the time he was 48 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1959, in the year of Andrew Calley Allan's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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