Wm A Montague (1878 - 1914)

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Wm A Montague
1878 - 1914
c. 1878
January 12, 1914
Bronx County, New York United States
Wm A Montague was born c. 1878. He died on January 12, 1914 in New York United States at 36 years old.
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Wm A Montague passed away on January 12, 1914 in New York United States at age 36. He was born c. 1878. We are unaware of information about Wm's surviving family.

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In 1878, in the year that Wm A Montague was born, 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 1880, at the age of only 2 years old, Wm was alive when on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1894, when he was 16 years old, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1902, he was 24 years old when the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1914, in the year of Wm A Montague's passing, in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

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