Sydney William Horace John Crockett Hastings (1875 - 1946)



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R Pk, Australia

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Father: Hastings William John Hastings
Mother: Sarah Fay Jones Hastings


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1875 - In the year that Sydney William Horace John Crockett Hastings was born, the Bombay Stock Exchange - the first stock exchange in Asia - was established. It was called "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association".

1915 - By the time she was 40 years old, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

1928 - By the time she was 53 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

1931 - When she was 56 years old, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1946 - In the year of Sydney William Horace John Crockett Hastings'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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Sydney William Horace John Crockett Hastings died in 1946 in R Pk, Australia at age 71. There is no known cause of death for Sydney. She was born in 1875. She was born to Hastings William John Hastings and Sarah Fay Jones Hastings, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.


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