John Thomas (1873 - 1970)

John Thomas
1873 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
John Thomas was born on August 21, 1873. He died in June 1970 at 96 years old. We know that John Thomas had been residing in Gary, Lake County, Indiana 46407.
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John Thomas died in June 1970 at 96 years of age. He was born on August 21, 1873. We have no information about John's immediate family. We know that John Thomas had been residing in Gary, Lake County, Indiana 46407.
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In 1873, in the year that John Thomas was born, on May 27th, German archaeologist and businessman Heinrich Schliemann found what he said was "Priam's Treasure" - confirming the existence of ancient Troy. The find in Hissarlik Turkey is still disputed as being a part of Troy.

In 1885, John was just 12 years old when on February 16th, the first Dow Jones Industrial Average was published by Charles Dow, who also founded the Wall Street Journal. The index was 62.76. It represented 12 stocks - American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, North American, Tennessee Coal and Iron, U.S. Leather pfd. and U.S. Rubber.

In 1909, by the time he was 36 years old, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1949, by the time he was 76 years old, 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.

In 1970, in the year of John Thomas's passing, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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around 1888 - Feb 19, 1917
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around 1924 - Jun 28, 1944
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Jun 2, 1929 - Jul 14, 1991
Feb 25, 1927 - Jul 12, 1990
Jan 29, 1930 - Feb 2, 2002
Jul 15, 1912 - Dec 27, 1991
Sep 20, 1899 - February 1967
Aug 22, 1920 - May 22, 2006
Mar 31, 1925 - January 1982
Dec 19, 1905 - September 1979
Jul 4, 1934 - Sep 5, 2010
Dec 28, 1930 - Oct 13, 2000
Aug 13, 1896 - December 1967
Apr 17, 1932 - March 1980
Aug 20, 1933 - Nov 26, 2003
Jan 2, 1912 - February 1981
Aug 10, 1932 - April 1977
Apr 5, 1930 - Nov 30, 2001
Sep 7, 1931 - Jul 16, 2005
Jul 1, 1935 - Feb 16, 2009
May 9, 1890 - May 1969
Mar 25, 1932 - April 1989

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May 9, 1909 - Jun 15, 1974
Mar 20, 1914 - Dec 30, 2004
May 15, 1905 - April 1979
Feb 18, 1909 - Jun 4, 2001
Oct 14, 1914 - September 1965
Nov 14, 1918 - March 1979
Nov 29, 1907 - March 1975
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Sep 12, 1910 - April 1979
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May 26, 1918 - Oct 19, 2008
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