Eliza Wilson (1828 - 1904)

Eliza Wilson
1828 - 1904
updated February 06, 2019
Eliza Wilson was born in 1828. She was born to Holdsworth Thomas Wilson and Rachael Wilson. She died in 1904 in Marong, Australia at 76 years of age.
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Eliza Wilson passed away in 1904 in Marong, Australia at age 76. She was born in 1828. She was born to Holdsworth Thomas Wilson and Rachael Wilson.
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In 1828, in the year that Eliza Wilson was born, on April 20th, French explorer René Caillié became the first non-Muslim to enter Timbuktu and to later return alive. He gave Europeans a first hand description of the city. He was awarded a prize of 10,000 francs for his trip - offered by the Société de Géographie.

In 1844, Eliza was 16 years old when on July 3rd, the last known pair of great auk were killed in Iceland. A flightless bird, the average auk was about 33 inches tall and weighed about 11 pounds with a black back and white belly. They were most often found along the coast of Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Canada Great Britain, Ireland - and sometimes as far south as Spain.

In 1872, when she was 44 years old, on December 4th, the empty American ship Mary Celeste was found in the Atlantic Ocean. Still seaworthy, under partial sail, and with one lifeboat missing, what happened on her is still a mystery. Her cargo and provisions were intact and she was used as a cargo vessel for another 12 years but the people onboard were never seen again

In 1880, at the age of 52 years old, Eliza was alive when on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1904, in the year of Eliza Wilson's passing, the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

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