James Anthony Fasso (1878 - 1946)

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Glen I, Australia

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Glen I, Australia

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Father: Fasso Martha Fasso
Mother: Elizabeth Crewes Fasso

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1878 - In the year that James Anthony Fasso was born, in Africa, the death of the last confirmed Cape lion occurred. The Cape lion was slightly larger than other lions and had black ears, a black mane, and black hair on its belly.

1897 - He was 19 years old when in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

1906 - By the time he was 28 years old, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

1928 - He was 50 years old when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

1946 - In the year of James Anthony Fasso'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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James Anthony Fasso passed away in 1946 in Glen I, Australia at 68 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was born in 1878. He was born to Fasso Martha Fasso and Elizabeth Crewes Fasso, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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