Thomas Brooks (1870 - 1949)

Thomas Brooks
1870 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Brooks was born in 1870. He was born to Brooks Thomas Brooks and Elizabeth Sullivan Brooks. He died in 1949 in Ballarat, Australia at age 79.
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Thomas Brooks passed away in 1949 in Ballarat, Australia at 79 years of age. He was born in 1870. He was born to Brooks Thomas Brooks and Elizabeth Sullivan Brooks.
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In 1870, in the year that Thomas Brooks 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 1910, at the age of 40 years old, Thomas was alive when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1921, he was 51 years old when hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1937, when he was 67 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1949, in the year of Thomas Brooks's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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around 1930 - Sep 16, 1940
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around 1893 - May 7, 1917
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around 1922 - Sep 11, 1945
around 1895 - May 27, 1940
around 1893 - Jul 18, 1921

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