Henry Evans Johnson (1875 - 1946)

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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: Johnson Enoch Johnson
Mother: Emma Antcliffe Johnson

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1875 - In the year that Henry Evans Johnson was born, the Bombay Stock Exchange - the first stock exchange in Asia - was established. It was called "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association".

1877 - By the time he was just 2 years old, on July 14th, strikes and resulting riots began at the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad. A sympathy strike and rioting began in Pittsburgh and a worker's rebellion began in St. Louis, then spread to other cities. 100 people were killed before the strikes ended when President Rutherford B. Hayes sent federal troops to each of the cities involved.

1883 - When he was just 8 years old, from August 26th through August 27th, Krakatoa - in Indonesia - erupted. 70% of the island - 163 villages - were destroyed and more than 36,400 people were killed by the eruption and the tsunami resulting from it. It was one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions ever.

1892 - Henry was 17 years old when on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

1946 - In the year of Henry Evans Johnson's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Henry Evans Johnson passed away in 1946 in Melbourne, Australia at 71 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Henry. He was born in 1875. He was born to Johnson Enoch Johnson and Emma Antcliffe Johnson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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