Zilla Janet Hamilton (1920 - 1959)

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Zilla Janet Hamilton
1920 - 1959
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1920
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1959
Box Hill, Australia
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Zilla Janet Hamilton was born in 1920. She is the child of Hosking Benjam Hamilton and Zilla Spencer Hamilton. She died in 1959 in Box Hill, Australia at 39 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Zilla Janet Hamilton died in 1959 in Box Hill, Australia at 39 years of age. She was born in 1920. She is the child of Hosking Benjam Hamilton and Zilla Spencer Hamilton.

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In 1920, in the year that Zilla Janet Hamilton was born, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1936, Zilla was 16 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1939, Zilla was 19 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1945, by the time she was 25 years old, in October, automobile production in the United States for private consumers was allowed to resume. It took a while for car makers to get those new cars to buyers - they had to once again change their manufacturing plants, this time from war production to peacetime.

In 1959, in the year of Zilla Janet Hamilton's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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