Maisie Hamilton Reilly (1880 - 1959)

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Maisie Hamilton Reilly
1880 - 1959
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1880
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1959
St Kilda, Australia
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St Kilda, Australia
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Maisie Hamilton Reilly was born in 1880. She was born to Thomas Willi Reilly and Hannah Reilly. She died in 1959 in St Kilda, Australia at age 79.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Maisie Hamilton Reilly passed away in 1959 in St Kilda, Australia at age 79. She was born in 1880. She was born to Thomas Willi Reilly and Hannah Reilly.

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In 1880, in the year that Maisie Hamilton Reilly was born, on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

In 1901, she was 21 years old when Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1917, at the age of 37 years old, Maisie was alive when the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

In 1925, when she was 45 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1959, in the year of Maisie Hamilton Reilly's passing, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

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