Jane George (1852 - 1886)

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Jane George
1852 - 1886
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1852
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1886
Echuca, Australia
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Echuca, Australia
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Jane George was born in 1852. She was born to Mcdonald Donald George and Isabella Murrey George. She died in 1886 in Echuca, Australia at 34 years old.
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Jane George died in 1886 in Echuca, Australia at 34 years of age. She was born in 1852. She was born to Mcdonald Donald George and Isabella Murrey George.

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In 1852, in the year that Jane George was born, in Springfield Massachusetts, Smith & Wesson was founded. Their first gun was the Volcanic rifle. The company later expanded their line to include revolvers and ammunition.

In 1863, when she was merely 11 years old, in January, British scientist John Tyndall proved the greenhouse effect - which had been widely theorized, but not proven, by scientists.

In 1867, she was merely 15 years old when on January 8th, African-American men were given the right to vote in the District of Columbia when Congress overrode President Andrew Johnson's veto. This was the first place in the U.S. to give African Americans the right to vote.

In 1878, when she was 26 years old, 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.

In 1886, in the year of Jane George's passing, on October 28th, President Grover Cleveland officially dedicated the Statue of Liberty. A gift from France, the base for the statue had been built using donations from the American public. The unplanned but enthusiastic celebration after the dedication led to the first ticker tape parade.

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