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Charles William Adey (1894 - 1950)

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Charles William Adey
1894 - 1950
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1894
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1950
Melbourne, Australia
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Charles William Adey was born in 1894. He is the child of Charles William Adey and Hannah Elisinore Daish Adey. He died in 1950 in Melbourne, Australia at 56 years old.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Charles William Adey died in 1950 in Melbourne, Australia at age 56. He was born in 1894. He is the child of Charles William Adey and Hannah Elisinore Daish Adey.
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In 1894, in the year that Charles William Adey was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1903, Charles was just 9 years old when the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1918, at the age of 24 years old, Charles was alive when in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1948, Charles was 54 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1950, in the year of Charles William Adey's passing, on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

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