Norman Parr Booth (1879 - 1950)



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Honley, West Yorkshire County, England United Kingdom


Hobart, Australia County, Tasmania Australia
Cause of death: Hypertensive Heart Disease

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Hypertensive Heart Disease

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Hobart, Tasmania County, Australia

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Wife: Ellen Fellows Booth
Children with Ellen: Eric Herman Booth and Dr Phillip Booth


King Edward VI Grammar School, Camp Hill; Mason Science College


Pre: 1901 Chief Assistant Society of Apothecaries -
1901 Became Chief Analytical Chemist

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1879 - In the year that Norman Parr Booth was born, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

1915 - When he was 36 years old, in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

1919 - When he was 40 years old, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

1936 - By the time he was 57 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".

1950 - In the year of Norman Parr Booth's passing, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

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