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Joseph Watson (died 1916)

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Joseph Watson
1916
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August 8, 1916
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Joseph Watson died on August 8, 1916.
Updated: October 1, 2013
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Service number: 5466 Rank: Private Regiment: The King's (liverpool Regiment) Unit/ship/squadron: 1st/7th Bn.
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Joseph Watson died on August 8, 1916. He was buried in Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 1 D 8 B And 8 C., France. We have no information about Joseph's surviving family.
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Add Joseph's birthday or the date he died to see a list of historic events that occurred during Joseph's lifetime.

In 1816, in July, Lord Byron, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Polidori were vacationing in Switzerland, talking about the occult. They challenged each other to write the best horror story they could. Mary (Godwin) Shelley wrote "Frankenstein" - which came to her in a dream. Polidori wrote the short story The Vampyre.

In 1852, on February 11th, the first women's public toilet was opened in London. Paris had public toilets much sooner and Berlin had opened one in 1820.

In 1869, on December 10th, the Wyoming territorial legislature gave women the right to vote. It was the first time in the world that women were able to vote legally without restrictions.

In 1894, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1916, in the year of Joseph Watson's passing, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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