George Henry Wells

(1903 - 1960)

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George Henry Wells
1903 - 1960
Born
1903
Richmond, Australia
Death
1960
Melbourne, Australia
Last Known Residence
Melbourne, Australia
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George Henry Wells was born in 1903 in Richmond, Australia. He was born to George Wells and Maud Frances Wells. He died in 1960 in Melbourne, Australia at 57 years old.
Updated: August 07, 2019
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George Henry Wells died in 1960 in Melbourne, Australia at 57 years old. He was born in 1903 in Richmond, Australia. He was born to George Wells and Maud Frances Wells.

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In 1903, in the year that George Henry Wells was born, the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1928, when he was 25 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1943, when he was 40 years old, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1951, when he was 48 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1960, in the year of George Henry Wells's passing, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

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