Harriet Maud Gidley Walsh (1867 - 1950)

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Harriet Maud Gidley Walsh
1867 - 1950
Toorak, Australia
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Toorak, Australia
Harriet Maud Gidley Walsh was born in 1867. She is the child of King Arthur Septimus Walsh and Elizabeth Margaret Lethbridge Walsh. She died in 1950 in Toorak, Australia at 83 years of age.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Harriet Maud Gidley Walsh died in 1950 in Toorak, Australia at 83 years of age. She was born in 1867. She is the child of King Arthur Septimus Walsh and Elizabeth Margaret Lethbridge Walsh.

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In 1867, in the year that Harriet Maud Gidley Walsh was born, on August 7th through September 20th, the new nation of Canada held its first Federal election. John A. Macdonald's Conservatives won the election.

In 1876, Harriet was merely 9 years old when in the Spring, Sioux chief Sitting Bull's encampment in the region of the Little Bighorn River was expanded by "vast numbers" from other tribes. This meeting of Native Americans became the last great gathering of native peoples on the Great Plains.

In 1894, at the age of 27 years old, Harriet was alive when 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 1929, at the age of 62 years old, Harriet was alive when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1950, in the year of Harriet Maud Gidley Walsh's passing, on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

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