Elijah Thomas (1862 - 1946)

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Richmond, Australia

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Richmond, Australia

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Father: Thomas Henry Thomas
Mother: Elizabeth Dunstan Thomas

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1862 - In the year that Elijah Thomas was born, on February 22nd, Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President of the Confederate States of America. His term was to be for 6 years.

1879 - At the age of 17 years old, Elijah was alive when on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

1907 - Elijah was 45 years old when the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

1943 - When he was 81 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1946 - In the year of Elijah Thomas's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Elijah Thomas died in 1946 in Richmond, Australia at 84 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born in 1862. He was born to Thomas Henry Thomas and Elizabeth Dunstan Thomas, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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