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Reginald Conran Wyly (1880 - 1965)

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Reginald Conran Wyly
1880 - 1965
Born
1880
Death
1965
Melbourne, Australia
Last Known Residence
Melbourne Australia
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Reginald Conran Wyly of Melbourne Australia was born in 1880 to Alexander Pe Wyly and Alexa Julia Glance Wyly. Reginald Wyly died at age 85 years old in 1965 in Melbourne.
Updated: September 3, 2013
Biography ID: 145248343

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Reginald Wyly passed away at age 85 years old in 1965 in Melbourne. Reginald Conran Wyly of Melbourne Australia was born in 1880 to Alexander Pe Wyly and Alexa Julia Glance Wyly.

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Reginald Conran Wyly lived 10 years longer than the average Wyly family member when he died at the age of 85.
The average age of a Wyly family member is 75.
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1880 - 1965 World Events

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In 1880, in the year that Reginald Conran Wyly was born, on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1894, at the age of just 14 years old, Reginald was alive when on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1900, Reginald was 20 years old when the Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud published his book (written in 1899) "The Interpretation of Dreams". Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud in May of 1856, is the "father of psychoanalysis". Although he was a medical doctor, he was fascinated with the psyche and hypothesized the existence of the id, the ego, the superego, the libido, the unconscious, the Oedipus complex, and more. These are concepts that are still used by modern psychology.

In 1955, at the age of 75 years old, Reginald was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1965, in the year of Reginald Conran Wyly's passing, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

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