Ellen Rebecca Matheson (1868 - 1949)

Ellen Rebecca Matheson
1868 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Ellen Rebecca Matheson was born in 1868. She was born to Dwyer Andrew Matheson and Isabella Matheson Matheson. She died in 1949 in Wbeal, Australia at 81 years old.
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Ellen Rebecca Matheson passed away in 1949 in Wbeal, Australia at age 81. She was born in 1868. She was born to Dwyer Andrew Matheson and Isabella Matheson Matheson.
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In 1868, in the year that Ellen Rebecca Matheson was born, on May 30th, Memorial Day was observed as a day to decorate the graves of Union soldiers with flowers. General John A. Logan, of the Grand Army of the Republic, had declared the 30th "Decoration Day".

In 1872, she was merely 4 years old when on May 22nd, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Amnesty Act of 1872. The Act restored full civil rights to secessionists, including about 150,000 former slaves who had fought in the Confederate Army. About 500 former Confederate sympathizers were not allowed their full civil rights.

In 1905, when she was 37 years old, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1922, she was 54 years old when on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1949, in the year of Ellen Rebecca Matheson's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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