Lottie Wood (1888 - 1898)

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Lottie Wood
1888 - 1898
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1888
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1898
Creswick, Australia
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Creswick, Australia
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Lottie Wood was born in 1888. She was born to Wood Edward Wood and Mary Ford Wood. She died in 1898 in Creswick, Australia at 10 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Lottie Wood passed away in 1898 in Creswick, Australia at 10 years old. She was born in 1888. She was born to Wood Edward Wood and Mary Ford Wood.

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In 1888, in the year that Lottie Wood was born, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1890, she was merely 2 years old when on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader Éole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1892, she was only 4 years old when on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1897, Lottie was merely 9 years old when on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1898, in the year of Lottie Wood's passing, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

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