Charles Landers (1855 - 1917)

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Charles Landers
1855 - 1917
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1855
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1917
Nhill, Australia
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Nhill, Australia
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Charles Landers was born in 1855. He was born to Landers John Landers and Mary Kennedy Landers. He died in 1917 in Nhill, Australia at 62 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Charles Landers passed away in 1917 in Nhill, Australia at 62 years old. He was born in 1855. He was born to Landers John Landers and Mary Kennedy Landers.

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In 1855, in the year that Charles Landers was born, on November 17th, David Livingstone, a Scottish missionary and explorer, became the first known European to see Victoria Falls. He named the falls in honor of Queen Victoria but locally it was - and is - Mosi-oa-Tunya, which means "The Smoke That Thunders".

In 1862, Charles was just 7 years old when British citizen Anna Leonowens, a widow, accepted a job in Siam (now Thailand) to teach the children and wives of the King of Siam - he had 39 wives and concubines and 82 children. Taking her son with her and sending her daughter to England for schooling, she taught in Siam for 6 years - until the King died.

In 1896, he was 41 years old when on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1900, by the time he was 45 years old, the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1917, in the year of Charles Landers's passing, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

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