Ellen Slobom (1875 - 1946)

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Kew, Australia

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Kew, Australia

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Father: Sterling Robert Slobom
Mother: Matilda Thomson Slobom

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1875 - In the year that Ellen Slobom was born, the Bombay Stock Exchange - the first stock exchange in Asia - was established. It was called "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association".

1883 - She was just 8 years old when on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

1891 - By the time she was 16 years old, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

1921 - Ellen was 46 years old when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

1946 - In the year of Ellen Slobom's passing, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

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Ellen Slobom passed away in 1946 in Kew, Australia at 71 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was born in 1875. She was born to Sterling Robert Slobom and Matilda Thomson Slobom, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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