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Robert William Todd (1864 - 1890)

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Robert William Todd
1864 - 1890
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1864
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1890
Prahran, Australia
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Prahran, Australia
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Robert William Todd was born in 1864. He is the child of Alfred Addison Todd and Ann Richardson Todd. He died in 1890 in Prahran, Australia at age 26.
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Robert William Todd passed away in 1890 in Prahran, Australia at 26 years of age. He was born in 1864. He is the child of Alfred Addison Todd and Ann Richardson Todd.
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In 1864, in the year that Robert William Todd was born, on February 25th, the first prisoners arrived at Andersonville Prison in Georgia. Andersonville became notorious for the conditions that Union prisoners endured. 500 prisoners had left from Richmond, Virginia the week before - eventually 13,000 prisoners would die at the prison.

In 1878, when he was only 14 years old, 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.

In 1879, at the age of just 15 years old, Robert was alive when on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

In 1880, by the time he was 16 years old, on February 4th, five members of one family in Ontario, Canada were killed and their farm was burned by a mob. Called the Black Donnelly Massacre, the Irish family had been feuding with other citizens of the town. No one was ever convicted.

In 1890, in the year of Robert William Todd's passing, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

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