Marion Agnes Dickson (1867 - 1946)

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Mponds, Australia

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Mponds, Australia

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Family

Father: Train Duncan Dickson
Mother: Agnes Cameron Dickson

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Middle name

Agnes

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1867 - In the year that Marion Agnes Dickson was born, on February 17th, the first ship passed through the newly completed Suez Canal. The Canal allowed ships to travel more quickly - and a shorter distance - between the North Atlantic and northern Indian Oceans.

1870 - When she was only 3 years old, on January 26th, the state of Virginia rejoined the Union. On February 23rd, Mississippi was readmitted to the Union. On March 30th, Texas was readmitted to the Union. And on July 15th, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

1900 - Marion was 33 years old when when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

1936 - By the time she was 69 years old, 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".

1946 - In the year of Marion Agnes Dickson's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Marion Agnes Dickson passed away in 1946 in Mponds, Australia at 79 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was born in 1867. She was born to Train Duncan Dickson and Agnes Cameron Dickson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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