Ellen Tissott

(1868 - 1949)

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Ellen Tissott
1868 - 1949
Born
1868
Death
1949
Warnambool, Australia
Last Known Residence
Warnambool, Australia
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Ellen Tissott was born in 1868. She was born to Hughes Robert Tissott and Margaret Partington Tissott. She died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at 81 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ellen Tissott passed away in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at age 81. She was born in 1868. She was born to Hughes Robert Tissott and Margaret Partington Tissott.

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In 1868, in the year that Ellen Tissott was born, on January 9th, Great Britain ended the practice of transporting its prisoners to Australia. It ended with the arrival of the convict ship Hougoumont in Western Australia. The trip took 89 days and there were 62 Fenians - people fighting for a free Ireland - among the transportees.

In 1875, she was merely 7 years old when on February 21st, Jeanne Calment was born in southern France. Her father was a shipbuilder and her mother was from a family of millers. She died August 4th, 1997 of natural causes - the world's oldest documented person to have ever lived - at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

In 1880, when she was only 12 years old, in October, the "Blizzard of 1880" began in North America - considered the most severe winter ever known in the US. Many areas were snowbound throughout the whole winter, which was made famous in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book The Long Winter.

In 1896, Ellen was 28 years old when on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

In 1949, in the year of Ellen Tissott'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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