William Andrew Gorden (born 1842)

William Andrew Gorden
1842 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
William Andrew Gorden was born on January 26, 1842.
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William Andrew Gorden was born on January 26, 1842. There is no information about William's immediate family.
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In 1842, in the year that William Andrew Gorden was born, in January, William E. Clarke - a medical student at Berkshire Medical College - became the first person to use an inhaled anesthetic. He administered the anesthetic to pull a tooth.

In 1875, on May 17th, Aristides was the first horse to win the Kentucky Derby. It was the first year of the "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" - begun by Col. Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr., the grandson of William Clark, the explorer.

In 1881, on April 28th, Billy the Kid escaped from the Lincoln County Jail in New Mexico. He killed James Bell and Robert Ollinger in the escape and then stole a horse and rode out of town. On July 14th, Pat Garrett shot and killed Billy the Kid in Billy's friend's home near Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

In 1963, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1983, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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around 1880 - Oct 10, 1917
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1925 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
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1806 - 1854
Unknown - Dec 31, 1969
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around 1892 - Jun 17, 1902
around 1895  - Jul 8, 1895
around 1879 - Feb 7, 1941
around 1886 - Dec 8, 1939
around 1890 - Jul 31, 1933
around 1920 - Mar 7, 1921
around 1915 - Oct 8, 1917
around 1909 - Feb 8, 1910
around 1841 - Jan 2, 1899

Other Gordens

Sep 15, 1837 - Unknown
Feb 11, 1815 - Unknown
Aug 20, 1839 - Unknown
Oct 5, 1847 - Unknown
May 9, 1853 - Unknown
Oct 21, 1850 - Unknown
Dec 3, 1855 - Unknown
Jan 26, 1891 - Unknown
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around 1620 - 1655
Mar 6, 1803 - around 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

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Oct 21, 1850 - Unknown
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Aug 28, 1920 - Unknown
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around May 1907 - Unknown
Apr 6, 1889 - Unknown
Nov 20, 1845 - Unknown
Oct 21, 1843 - Unknown
1837 - Unknown
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