William Edwin Allen (1895 - 1964)

William Edwin Allen
1895 - 1964
updated July 29, 2019
William Edwin Allen was born in 1895 in Rosedale, Australia. He was born to Edwin Allen and Caroline So Rowlands Allen. He died in 1964 in Trar, Australia at age 69.
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William Edwin Allen died in 1964 in Trar, Australia at age 69. He was born in 1895 in Rosedale, Australia. He was born to Edwin Allen and Caroline So Rowlands Allen.
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In 1895, in the year that William Edwin Allen was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1906, by the time he was merely 11 years old, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1923, William was 28 years old when the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1934, by the time he was 39 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1964, in the year of William Edwin Allen's passing, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

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