Colin Campbell Gardner

(1870 - 1952)

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Colin Campbell Gardner
1870 - 1952
Born
1870
Death
1952
Sham, Australia
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Sham, Australia
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Colin Campbell Gardner was born in 1870. He was born to Colin Gardner and Mary Gray Gardner. He died in 1952 in Sham, Australia at 82 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Colin Campbell Gardner passed away in 1952 in Sham, Australia at age 82. He was born in 1870. He was born to Colin Gardner and Mary Gray Gardner.

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In 1870, in the year that Colin Campbell Gardner was born, on October 6th, Rome became the capital of the unified states of the Italian Peninsula - the newly created Kingdom of Italy.

In 1881, by the time he was just 11 years old, on October 26th, the "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" happened in Tombstone, Arizona. The gunfight lasted only 30 seconds - the Earps and Doc Holliday on one side and the "Cowboys" on the other side. The McLaury brothers and Billy Clanton of the Cowboys were killed. Two of the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday were wounded.

In 1908, at the age of 38 years old, Colin was alive when a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1948, he was 78 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 1952, in the year of Colin Campbell Gardner's passing, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

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