Robert Livingsto Malcolm (1875 - 1960)

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Robert Livingsto Malcolm
1875 - 1960
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1875
Death
1960
Ring, Australia
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Ring, Australia
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Robert Livingsto Malcolm was born in 1875. He was born to James Robert Malcolm and Charlotte Fraser Malcolm. He died in 1960 in Ring, Australia at 85 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Robert Livingsto Malcolm passed away in 1960 in Ring, Australia at age 85. He was born in 1875. He was born to James Robert Malcolm and Charlotte Fraser Malcolm.

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In 1875, in the year that Robert Livingsto Malcolm 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.

In 1923, he was 48 years old when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1947, he was 72 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1953, when he was 78 years old, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1960, in the year of Robert Livingsto Malcolm's passing, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

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