Giacomina Chircop (1885 - 1971)

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Giacomina Chircop
1885 - 1971
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1885
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1971
Preston, Australia
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Preston, Australia
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Giacomina Chircop was born in 1885. Giacomina was born to Vallati Giovan Chircop and Teresa Preziosi Chircop. Giacomina died in 1971 in Preston, Australia at 86 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Giacomina Chircop died in 1971 in Preston, Australia at 86 years of age. Giacomina was born in 1885. Giacomina was born to Vallati Giovan Chircop and Teresa Preziosi Chircop.

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In 1885, in the year that Giacomina Chircop 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.

In 1914, by the time this person was 29 years old, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1923, by the time this person was 38 years old, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1956, this person was 71 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1971, in the year of Giacomina Chircop's passing, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

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