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William Nisbet (died 1943)

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William Nisbet
1943
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June 27, 1943
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William Nisbet died on June 27, 1943.
Updated: September 30, 2013
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Service number: 13884 Rank: Serjeant Regiment: Straits Settlements Volunteer Force Unit/ship/squadron: 1st (singapore Volunteer Corps) Bn.
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William Nisbet passed away on June 27, 1943. He was buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery B4. K. 17., Myanmar. We are unaware of information about William's immediate family.
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In 1801, on March 4th, Thomas Jefferson was inaugurated as the third President in Washington, D.C. He was the first President to be inaugurated in Washington D.C. and the 2nd to live in the White House.

In 1868, on August 13th, an estimated 8.5 to 9 earthquake struck southern Peru. It had a category "extreme" effect and caused over 25,000 deaths. The resulting tsunami affected areas as far away as Hawaii and New Zealand.

In 1878, on June 15th, photographer Eadweard Muybridge - at the request of Leland Stanford - produced the first sequence of stop-motion still photographs. Stanford contended that a galloping horse had all four feet off the ground. Only photos of a horse at a gallop would settle the question and, using 12 cameras and a series of photos, Muybridge settled the question: Stanford was right. Muybridge's use of several cameras and stills led to motion pictures.

In 1891, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1943, in the year of William Nisbet's passing, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

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