Jessie Evans (1855 - 1891)

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Jessie Evans
1855 - 1891
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1855
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1891
Carl N, Australia
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Carl N, Australia
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Jessie Evans was born in 1855. She was born to Mcnab Donald Evans and Mary Stewart Evans. She died in 1891 in Carl N, Australia at age 36.
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Jessie Evans died in 1891 in Carl N, Australia at age 36. She was born in 1855. She was born to Mcnab Donald Evans and Mary Stewart Evans.

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In 1855, in the year that Jessie Evans was born, on June 29th, The Daily Telegraph began in London. The newspaper began as The Daily Telegraph and Courier and still has the reputation of being a quality paper.

In 1861, when she was only 6 years old, on August 5th, in order to help pay for the Civil War, the Federal government instituted the first income tax in the United States. The Revenue Act of 1861 was rescinded in 1862 but from 1861 through 1862, a flat tax was charged - 3% - on all income over $800, which included only 3% of households. In 1862, a broader tax was enacted.

In 1877, by the time she was 22 years old, on January 8th, the Battle of Wolf Mountain occurred in southern Montana Territory. Crazy Horse, Two Moon, and their warriors fought the United States Cavalry. The battle was a tactical draw and by May, Crazy Horse and his followers had surrendered at Camp Robinson.

In 1886, when she was 31 years old, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

In 1891, in the year of Jessie Evans's passing, 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.

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