Florence Mercy Wright (1875 - 1959)

Florence Mercy Wright
1875 - 1959
updated February 06, 2019
Florence Mercy Wright was born in 1875. She was born to Ray John Wright and Emma Norris Wright. She died in 1959 in Bendigo, Australia at 84 years of age.
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Florence Mercy Wright
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Bendigo, Australia
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Florence Mercy Wright died in 1959 in Bendigo, Australia at 84 years of age. She was born in 1875. She was born to Ray John Wright and Emma Norris Wright.
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In 1875, in the year that Florence Mercy Wright was born, on May 17th, Aristides was the first horse to win the Kentucky Derby. It was the first year of the "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" - begun by Col. Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr., the grandson of William Clark, the explorer.

In 1885, when she was only 10 years old, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1899, at the age of 24 years old, Florence was alive when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1900, at the age of 25 years old, Florence was alive when when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1959, in the year of Florence Mercy Wright's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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