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John Henry Gil (born 1860)

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John Henry Gil
1860
Born
May 24, 1860
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John Henry Gil was born on May 24, 1860. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember John Henry Gil.
Updated: July 8, 2022
Biography ID: 498577

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05/06/2007
Robert Gill and John Henry Gill
Robert Gill with his son John Henry Gill. Robert was married to Sarah Millington. They lived at Millcreeck near Salt Lake City, Utah. John Henry Was married to Elizabeth Bartlett and they lived in Yost, Utah.
Robert was born 29 Sept, 1834 In Great Corby, Cumberland, England. John Henry was born may 24, 1860 in Runcorn, Cheshire, England.
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1860 World Events

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In 1860, in the year that John Henry Gil was born, on December 20th, South Carolina seceded from the United States - the first state to do so. At the time, there were about 4 million people enslaved in the American South.

In 1892, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1951, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1969, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1987, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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