William Thomas Phillips

(1895 - 1971)

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William Thomas Phillips
1895 - 1971
Born
1895
Stawell, Australia
Death
1971
Heidelberg, Australia
Last Known Residence
Heidelberg, Australia
Summary
William Thomas Phillips was born in 1895 in Stawell, Australia. He was born to William Phillips and Emma Ford Phillips. He died in 1971 in Heidelberg, Australia at 76 years of age.
Updated: September 08, 2019
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William Thomas Phillips died in 1971 in Heidelberg, Australia at 76 years old. He was born in 1895 in Stawell, Australia. He was born to William Phillips and Emma Ford Phillips.

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In 1895, in the year that William Thomas Phillips 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 1909, he was just 14 years old when William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1912, at the age of 17 years old, William was alive when New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1928, when he was 33 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1971, in the year of William Thomas Phillips's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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