John Thompson (1869 - 1949)

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John Thompson
1869 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
John Thompson was born in 1869. He died in 1949 in Wodonga, Australia at 80 years old.

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John Thompson died in 1949 in Wodonga, Australia at 80 years old. He was born in 1869. We have no information about John's surviving family.
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1869 - 1949 World Events

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In 1869, in the year that John Thompson was born, on May 10th, North America's first transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory, by driving a "golden spike" or the "last spike" of the line. The spike was driven by Leland Stanford and is now displayed at Stanford University.

In 1879, by the time he was merely 10 years old, on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

In 1885, when he was 16 years old, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1939, John was 70 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1949, in the year of John Thompson's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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Blacker Thomas Thompson

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Mary Dobson Thompson

Geelong, Australia
Arthur Thompson
1872 - 1949
Glentson, Australia
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Glentson, Australia
Elizabeth Foster Thompson

Glentson, Australia
Matilda Thompson
1895 - 1949
Mpna, Australia
Stephen Earl Thompson

Mpna, Australia
Mary Mckerral Thompson

Mpna, Australia
Sarah Thompson
1859 - 1949
Nathalia, Australia
Lamb John Thompson

Nathalia, Australia
Annie Thompson

Nathalia, Australia
Murray Thompson
1867 - 1949
Tatta, Australia
Keith Edgar Thompson
1927 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia

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