Fran Alice Hosking (1870 - 1952)

Fran Alice Hosking
1870 - 1952
updated February 06, 2019
Fran Alice Hosking was born in 1870. She was born to Burgess Thomas Stevens Hosking and Sarah Rogers Hosking. She died in 1952 in Ewick, Australia at 82 years old.
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Fran Alice Hosking
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Fran Alice Hosking passed away in 1952 in Ewick, Australia at 82 years of age. She was born in 1870. She was born to Burgess Thomas Stevens Hosking and Sarah Rogers Hosking.
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In 1870, in the year that Fran Alice Hosking was born, on January 26th, the state of Virginia rejoined the Union. On February 23rd, Mississippi was readmitted to the Union. On March 30th, Texas was readmitted to the Union. And on July 15th, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

In 1886, at the age of 16 years old, Fran was alive when on May 4th, a general strike began in Chicago. Workers were striking for an 8 hour workday and in protest of the killing - by police - of several workers the day before. When an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb, the strike became violent. Seven policemen were killed as well as 4 civilians. It became known as the Haymarket Riot and eventually resulted in an 8 hourwork day as well as commemorations on May 1st for worker's rights.

In 1929, at the age of 59 years old, Fran was alive when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1949, when she was 79 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1952, in the year of Fran Alice Hosking's passing, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

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