Thomas Oswald Morris (1892 - 1959)

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Thomas Oswald Morris
1892 - 1959
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1892
Nkah, Australia
Death
1959
Coburg, Australia
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Coburg, Australia
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Thomas Oswald Morris was born in 1892 in Nkah, Australia. He was born to Clara Eddis Morris, with sibling Andrew. He died in 1959 in Coburg, Australia at 67 years of age.
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Thomas Oswald Morris died in 1959 in Coburg, Australia at age 67. He was born in 1892 in Nkah, Australia. He was born to Clara Eddis Morris, with sibling Andrew.

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In 1892, in the year that Thomas Oswald Morris was born, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1918, Thomas was 26 years old when in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1920, he was 28 years old when the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1948, Thomas was 56 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1959, in the year of Thomas Oswald Morris's passing, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

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