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Joseph Stricklan Wilson

(1895 - 1959)

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Joseph Stricklan Wilson
1895 - 1959
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1895
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1959
Kew, Australia
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Kew, Australia
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Joseph Stricklan Wilson was born in 1895. He was born to Alfred Wilson and Ellen Strickland Wilson. He died in 1959 in Kew, Australia at 64 years old.
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Joseph Stricklan Wilson passed away in 1959 in Kew, Australia at 64 years of age. He was born in 1895. He was born to Alfred Wilson and Ellen Strickland Wilson.

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In 1895, in the year that Joseph Stricklan Wilson was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1911, Joseph was 16 years old when the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1929, by the time he was 34 years old, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1936, at the age of 41 years old, Joseph was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1959, in the year of Joseph Stricklan Wilson's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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