Thomas Jefferson Gorden (born 1855)

Thomas Jefferson Gorden
1855 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Jefferson Gorden was born on December 3, 1855.
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Thomas Jefferson Gorden was born on December 3, 1855. We are unaware of information about Thomas's surviving family.
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In 1855, in the year that Thomas Jefferson Gorden was born, on June 29th, The Daily Telegraph began in London. The newspaper began as The Daily Telegraph and Courier and still has the reputation of being a quality paper.

In 1865, on April 14th, President Abraham Lincoln was shot while attending a comedy at Ford's Theatre - Our American Cousin - in Washington, D.C. Actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth shot him 4 days after Lee had surrendered. The President died the next day. At almost the same time that Lincoln was shot, US Secretary of State William H. Seward and his family were attacked at home by another conspirator and Confederate sympathizer.

In 1897, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1961, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1991, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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Jun 4, 1946 - Apr 26, 2010
Feb 19, 1897 - September 1983
Aug 11, 1921 - Jun 5, 1997
Oct 14, 1933 - Apr 17, 1999
Mar 18, 1905 - February 1986
Sep 2, 1911 - April 1980

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Jan 26, 1891 - Unknown
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c. 1620 - 1655
Mar 6, 1803 - c. 1854
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Jul 3, 1903 - Oct 18, 1993
Oct 30, 1914 - July 1986
Mar 29, 1910 - Jul 30, 1996
Aug 25, 1937 - Sep 11, 2003
Jul 26, 1902 - May 1984
Apr 7, 1905 - May 5, 2000
Jun 9, 1906 - Jul 9, 1988
Aug 22, 1904 - December 1973
Jan 17, 1897 - March 1981
Apr 17, 1886 - September 1964
Oct 19, 1887 - July 1975

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