Jeanette Ainsley Gravell (1883 - 1961)

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Jeanette Ainsley Gravell
1883 - 1961
St Kilda, Australia
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St Kilda, Australia
Jeanette Ainsley Gravell was born in 1883. She is the child of Hughes William Gravell and Jeanette A Mcpherson Gravell. She died in 1961 in St Kilda, Australia at 78 years old.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Jeanette Ainsley Gravell died in 1961 in St Kilda, Australia at 78 years old. She was born in 1883. She is the child of Hughes William Gravell and Jeanette A Mcpherson Gravell.

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In 1883, in the year that Jeanette Ainsley Gravell was born, on June 16th, children at a children's variety show in Victoria Hall began rushing the stage area and lobby for promised prizes. In the stampede, 183 children of the 1100 present - most of them 3 to 4 years old - were crushed and asphyxiated.

In 1906, she was 23 years old when abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1910, when she was 27 years old, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1932, by the time she was 49 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1961, in the year of Jeanette Ainsley Gravell's passing, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

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