George Thomas Dickson (1885 - 1946)

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Elstk, Australia

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Elstk, Australia

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Family

Father: Dickson Thomas Dickson
Mother: Mary Evans Dickson

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Thomas

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1885 - In the year that George Thomas Dickson was born, 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.

1888 - George was only 3 years old when on January 12th, the 'Schoolhouse Blizzard' blanketed Dakota Territory. Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas were hit, leaving 235 dead. Many of those who perished were children on their way home from school. The day was relatively warm when it began and the blizzard hit unexpectedly, catching most by surprise.

1890 - By the time he was just 5 years old, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

1917 - George was 32 years old when the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

1946 - In the year of George Thomas Dickson's passing, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

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George Thomas Dickson passed away in 1946 in Elstk, Australia at 61 years old. No cause of death has been entered. He was born in 1885. He was born to Dickson Thomas Dickson and Mary Evans Dickson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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