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Mabel Irene Dawson (born 1896)

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Mabel Irene Dawson
1896
Born
1896
Melbourne South, Australia
Last Known Residence
Melbourne South Australia
Summary
Mabel Irene Dawson of Melbourne South Australia was born in 1896 in Melbourne South to Robert Dawson and Elizabeth Giles Dawson. Mabel Dawson has siblings Robert James Dawson, Elsie Elizabeth Dawson, Hilda May Dawson, Keith Herbert Dawson, and George William Dawson.
Updated: September 1, 2013
Biography ID: 137842117

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Melbourne South Australia
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1896 World Events

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In 1896, in the year that Mabel Irene Dawson was born, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1909, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1940, on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1959, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1993, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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