William Dalton (1849 - 1946)

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Horsham, Australia

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Horsham, Australia

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Father: Dalton William Dalton
Mother: Eliza Dalton

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1849 - In the year that William Dalton was born, on January 23rd, British-born Elizabeth Blackwell became a doctor in the U.S. She earned a medical degree at the Geneva Medical College in New York. Blackwell was the first female doctor with a degree in the U.S.

1879 - He was 30 years old when on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

1886 - When he was 37 years old, on October 28th, President Grover Cleveland officially dedicated the Statue of Liberty. A gift from France, the base for the statue had been built using donations from the American public. The unplanned but enthusiastic celebration after the dedication led to the first ticker tape parade.

1888 - At the age of 39 years old, William was alive when Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

1946 - In the year of William Dalton's passing, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

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William Dalton passed away in 1946 in Horsham, Australia at 97 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born in 1849. He was born to Dalton William Dalton and Eliza Dalton, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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