William Charles Allen (1878 - 1948)

William Charles Allen
1878 - 1948
updated September 04, 2019
William Charles Allen was born in 1878 in Sa Nd, Australia. He was born to Allen William Henry Allen and Jane Laity Allen. He died in 1948 in Bendigo, Australia at 70 years old.
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William Charles Allen died in 1948 in Bendigo, Australia at 70 years old. He was born in 1878 in Sa Nd, Australia. He was born to Allen William Henry Allen and Jane Laity Allen.
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In 1878, in the year that William Charles Allen was born, in Africa, the death of the last confirmed Cape lion occurred. The Cape lion was slightly larger than other lions and had black ears, a black mane, and black hair on its belly.

In 1885, William was merely 7 years old when on February 16th, the first Dow Jones Industrial Average was published by Charles Dow, who also founded the Wall Street Journal. The index was 62.76. It represented 12 stocks - American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, North American, Tennessee Coal and Iron, U.S. Leather pfd. and U.S. Rubber.

In 1893, when he was just 15 years old, on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

In 1926, by the time he was 48 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1948, in the year of William Charles Allen's passing, 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.

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