Robert Clarence Gillard

(1893 - 1959)

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Robert Clarence Gillard
1893 - 1959
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1893
Death
1959
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Robert Clarence Gillard was born in 1893. He was born to Eugene Thoma Gillard and Lucy Challis Hinwood Gillard. He died in 1959 in Melbourne, Australia at 66 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Robert Clarence Gillard died in 1959 in Melbourne, Australia at age 66. He was born in 1893. He was born to Eugene Thoma Gillard and Lucy Challis Hinwood Gillard.

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In 1893, in the year that Robert Clarence Gillard was born, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1905, he was only 12 years old when acclaimed dancer Isadora Duncan established the first school of modern dance in Berlin Germany. Isadora Duncan, born in San Francisco California, dedicated herself to the creation of beauty - through dance. Her focus on the movement of the human body rather than formal kinds of dance helped to give rise to the modern dance movement.

In 1918, Robert was 25 years old when in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

In 1937, he was 44 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1959, in the year of Robert Clarence Gillard's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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