Robert Morris Hamilton (1878 - 1946)

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Mont Pk, Australia

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Mont Pk, Australia

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Family

Father: Hamilton John Hamilton
Mother: Janet Horsburgh Hamilton

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Morris

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1878 - In the year that Robert Morris Hamilton was born, on September 12th, Cleopatra's Needle, built in Egypt in 1450 B.C. and transported to England, was erected in London. It had arrived in England on January 21st, having been towed by boat.

1891 - By the time he was just 13 years old, 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.

1894 - At the age of 16 years old, Robert was alive when on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

1940 - Robert was 62 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

1946 - In the year of Robert Morris Hamilton's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Robert Morris Hamilton passed away in 1946 in Mont Pk, Australia at age 68. No cause of death has been listed for Robert. He was born in 1878. He was born to Hamilton John Hamilton and Janet Horsburgh Hamilton, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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