John Charles Read (1875 - 1949)

John Charles Read
1875 - 1949
updated July 29, 2019
John Charles Read was born in 1875 in Yarr, Australia. He was born to Read John Read and Rosannah Barlow Read. He died in 1949 in Yarram, Australia at 74 years old.
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John Charles Read passed away in 1949 in Yarram, Australia at 74 years of age. He was born in 1875 in Yarr, Australia. He was born to Read John Read and Rosannah Barlow Read.
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In 1875, in the year that John Charles Read was born, on February 18th, the Mason County War, also called the Hoodoo War, began. In central Texas, a German-American mob broke into a jail with a battering ram and lynched two suspected cattle rustlers. Thus began a year of vigilante "justice."

In 1886, by the time he was just 11 years old, on June 13th, the "Great Vancouver Fire" destroyed most of Vancouver, British Columbia. A small brush fire got out of control and spread to the rest of the city. Dozens of people died and it was only after the fire that money was raised for a fire hall. The local Squamish tribe rescued people who had jumped into bodies of water to escape the conflagration.

In 1893, by the time he was 18 years old, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

In 1904, at the age of 29 years old, John was alive when the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1949, in the year of John Charles Read's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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