Matilda Elizabeth Attwood (1875 - 1946)

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B Rock, Australia

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B Rock, Australia

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Father: Nicholas William Attwood
Mother: Catherine Stanton Attwood

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Elizabeth

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1875 - In the year that Matilda Elizabeth Attwood was born, on February 21st, Jeanne Calment was born in southern France. Her father was a shipbuilder and her mother was from a family of millers. She died August 4th, 1997 of natural causes - the world's oldest documented person to have ever lived - at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

1890 - By the time she was just 15 years old, 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.

1895 - Matilda was 20 years old when on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

1911 - At the age of 36 years old, Matilda was alive when Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

1946 - In the year of Matilda Elizabeth Attwood'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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Matilda Elizabeth Attwood died in 1946 in B Rock, Australia at age 71. There is no known cause of death for Matilda. She was born in 1875. She was born to Nicholas William Attwood and Catherine Stanton Attwood, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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