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George W Howe (1868 - 1912)

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George W Howe
1868 - 1912
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c. 1868
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November 18, 1912
Queens County, New York United States
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George W Howe was born c. 1868. He died on November 18, 1912 in New York United States at 44 years old.
Updated: August 14, 2013
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George W Howe passed away on November 18, 1912 in New York United States at 44 years of age. He was born c. 1868. We have no information about George's family or relationships.
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In 1868, in the year that George W Howe was born, on January 9th, Great Britain ended the practice of transporting its prisoners to Australia. It ended with the arrival of the convict ship Hougoumont in Western Australia. The trip took 89 days and there were 62 Fenians - people fighting for a free Ireland - among the transportees.

In 1882, when he was only 14 years old, on September 4th, the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in the U.S. - at 255-257 Pearl Street - was flipped by Thomas Edison. It lit one square mile of lower Manhattan and was powered by coal. The "electrical age" had begun.

In 1894, by the time he was 26 years old, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1904, he was 36 years old when the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1912, in the year of George W Howe's passing, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

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