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John Kelly Phillips

(1891 - 1959)

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John Kelly Phillips
1891 - 1959
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1891
Death
1959
Kew, Australia
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Kew, Australia
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John Kelly Phillips was born in 1891. He was born to John Phillips and Catherine Buchanan Phillips. He died in 1959 in Kew, Australia at 68 years old.
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John Kelly Phillips passed away in 1959 in Kew, Australia at 68 years of age. He was born in 1891. He was born to John Phillips and Catherine Buchanan Phillips.

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In 1891, in the year that John Kelly Phillips was born, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

In 1906, when he was just 15 years old, English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

In 1913, at the age of 22 years old, John was alive when Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1932, by the time he was 41 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 1959, in the year of John Kelly Phillips's passing, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

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