Peter Elgin (1886 - 1909)

Peter Elgin
1886 - 1909
updated February 06, 2019
Peter Elgin was born around 1886. He died on July 8, 1909 in New York at age 23.
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Peter Elgin died on July 8, 1909 in New York at 23 years old. He was born around 1886. There is no information about Peter's family or relationships.
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In 1886, in the year that Peter Elgin was born, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

In 1890, at the age of only 4 years old, Peter was alive when 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.

In 1891, at the age of merely 5 years old, Peter was alive when on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1909, in the year of Peter Elgin's passing, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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