Victoria Cornish (1868 - 1946)

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Burwood, Australia

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Burwood, Australia

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Family

Father: Gerardin Jean Baptiste Cornish
Mother: Martha M Johns Cornish

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1868 - In the year that Victoria Cornish was born, on August 13th, an estimated 8.5 to 9 earthquake struck southern Peru. It had a category "extreme" effect and caused over 25,000 deaths. The resulting tsunami affected areas as far away as Hawaii and New Zealand.

1869 - By the time she was only 1 year old, on February 5th, prospectors in Victoria, Australia, discovered the biggest loose gold nugget ever found. Known as the "Welcome Stranger", it was discovered only 1.2 inches below ground and weighed a whopping 214.1 lbs. It would be worth over $4 million today.

1893 - At the age of 25 years old, Victoria was alive when on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

1910 - She was 42 years old when Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

1946 - In the year of Victoria Cornish'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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Victoria Cornish died in 1946 in Burwood, Australia at age 78. There is no known cause of death. She was born in 1868. She was born to Gerardin Jean Baptiste Cornish and Martha M Johns Cornish, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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