Harold Thompson (1896 - 1946)

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Birth

Death


Toorak, Australia

Cause of death

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Last Known Residence

Toorak, Australia

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Father: Thompson Robert Thompson
Mother: Mary Bouch Thompson

Education

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Professions

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Middle name

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Surnames

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Gender

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Timeline

1896 - In the year that Harold Thompson was born, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

1902 - At the age of just 6 years old, Harold was alive when the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

1923 - By the time he was 27 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.

1945 - When he was 49 years old, on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

1946 - In the year of Harold Thompson'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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Obituary

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Harold Thompson died in 1946 in Toorak, Australia at 50 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Harold. He was born in 1896. He was born to Thompson Robert Thompson and Mary Bouch Thompson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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