William Henry Ellett (1864 - 1914)

William Henry Ellett
1864 - 1914
updated March 23, 2020
William Henry Ellett was born in 1864 in Colac, VIC Australia. He was born to Robert Ellett and Ellen Jane (Tuckey) Ellett, with siblings John and Mary. He died on August 20, 1914 in Colac, VIC Australia at 50 years of age.
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William Henry Ellett
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William
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Henry
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Ellett
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William Ellett was born in in Colac, Colac Otway Shire County, VIC Australia 3250
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William Ellett died on in Colac, Colac Otway Shire County, VIC Australia 3250
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William Ellett was born in in Colac, Colac Otway Shire County, VIC Australia 3250
William Ellett died on in Colac, Colac Otway Shire County, VIC Australia 3250
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Colac Cemetery, in Colac, Colac Otway Shire County, VIC Australia 3250
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1826 - Jun 27, 1895
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1826 - Jul 29, 1909

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1853 - May 31, 1942
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1858 - Jan 5, 1930

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William Henry Ellett passed away on August 20, 1914 in Colac, VIC Australia at age 50. He was buried in Colac Cemetery, Colac, VIC Australia. William was born in 1864 in Colac, VIC Australia. He was born to Robert Ellett and Ellen Jane (Tuckey) Ellett, with siblings John and Mary.
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1864 - 1914 World Events

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In 1864, in the year that William Henry Ellett was born, on October 5th, a cyclone killed 70,000 people in Calcutta, India. Calcutta is in a "very high damage risk" cyclone zone, although this was an especially powerful one.

In 1873, when he was only 9 years old, on February 12th, The Coinage Act of 1873 was signed by President Ulysses S. Grant. It went into effect on April 1st and ended the use of gold and silver in the U.S. for currency - placing the country on the gold standard. The Act wasn't popular with everyone.

In 1899, he was 35 years old when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1902, when he was 38 years old, the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1914, in the year of William Henry Ellett's passing, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

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