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Esther Ann Williams (1854 - 1940)

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Esther Ann Williams
1854 - 1940
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1854
Death
1940
Caulfd, Australia
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Caulfd, Australia
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Esther Ann Williams was born in 1854. She is the child of Manning Williams and Harriett Reynolds Williams. She died in 1940 in Caulfd, Australia at 86 years old.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Esther Ann Williams died in 1940 in Caulfd, Australia at age 86. She was born in 1854. She is the child of Manning Williams and Harriett Reynolds Williams.
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In 1854, in the year that Esther Ann Williams was born, the fashion house Louis Vuitton was founded in Paris by Louis Vuitton Malletier. Beginning with trunks - and soon new ingenious flat topped trunks that could be stacked - the company now produces trunks and leather goods as well as clothing, watches, shoes, jewelry, sunglasses, books and other accessories.

In 1876, she was 22 years old when in the Spring, Sioux chief Sitting Bull's encampment in the region of the Little Bighorn River was expanded by "vast numbers" from other tribes. This meeting of Native Americans became the last great gathering of native peoples on the Great Plains.

In 1887, when she was 33 years old, on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1891, by the time she was 37 years old, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1940, in the year of Esther Ann Williams's passing, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

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