William Gibson Harrison (1870 - 1952)

William Gibson Harrison
1870 - 1952
updated July 25, 2019
William Gibson Harrison was born in 1870 in Spri, Australia. He was born to Chris Harrison and Selina Smith Harrison. He died in 1952 in Waubra, Australia at 82 years of age.
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William Gibson Harrison died in 1952 in Waubra, Australia at age 82. He was born in 1870 in Spri, Australia. He was born to Chris Harrison and Selina Smith Harrison.
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In 1870, in the year that William Gibson Harrison was born, on June 26th, Christmas was declared an official federal holiday in the United States. By 1860, 14 states had declared Christmas a legal holiday but the practice of celebrating Christmas was a local - and religious - choice previously.

In 1905, by the time he was 35 years old, the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1919, at the age of 49 years old, William was alive when on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1943, when he was 73 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1952, in the year of William Gibson Harrison's passing, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

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