Isabella Holland (1862 - 1937)

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Isabella Holland
1862 - 1937
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c. 1862
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April 15, 1937
Kings County, New York United States
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Isabella Holland was born c. 1862. She died on April 15, 1937 in New York at 75 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Isabella Holland died on April 15, 1937 in New York at 75 years of age. She was born c. 1862. We have no information about Isabella's family.

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In 1862, in the year that Isabella Holland was born, on July 1st, the Bureau of Internal Revenue was created. Established to raise funds for the Civil War, income tax was supposed to be temporary and was allowed to expire 10 years later. The Internal Revenue Service was created in the early 20th century.

In 1891, at the age of 29 years old, Isabella was alive when James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1900, Isabella was 38 years old when the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1911, Isabella was 49 years old when British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1937, in the year of Isabella Holland's passing, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

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