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Robert Todd (1870 - 1928)

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Robert Todd
1870 - 1928
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c. 1870
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July 12, 1928
Manhattan County, New York United States
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Robert Todd was born c. 1870. He died on July 12, 1928 in New York United States at 58 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Robert Todd passed away on July 12, 1928 in New York United States at 58 years old. He was born c. 1870. There is no information about Robert's family.
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In 1870, in the year that Robert Todd was born, on January 26th, the state of Virginia rejoined the Union. On February 23rd, Mississippi was readmitted to the Union. On March 30th, Texas was readmitted to the Union. And on July 15th, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

In 1883, when he was just 13 years old, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

In 1891, at the age of 21 years old, Robert was alive when on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1905, Robert was 35 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 1928, in the year of Robert Todd's passing, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

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