♂ Francis Joseph Fisher Sr.

1870 - 1949

 

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Francis Joseph Fisher Sr.
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Parents
Peter S Fisher Sr.
Peter S Fisher Sr.
1817 - 1894
Katherine Wiesen
Katherine Wiesen
1831 - 1923
Spouse
Mary Candell
Mary Candell
1868 - 1934
Children
Siblings

1870


Jun 15
1870 • The 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution, guaranteeing African-Americans the right to vote, is passed.

1891


Jul 20
Age: 21y

marriage


Mary Candell
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA ⇓
Married in St. Patrick's Church
1891 • In California, Stanford University opens its doors.

1892


Sep 19
Age: 22y

1894


May 1
Age: 23y
1894 Grace Kimmins founds the Guild of the Poor Brave Things in England for the education of crippled boys.

1896


Jan 13
Age: 25y
1896 • Liberal leader Wilfrid Laurier defeats Charles Tupper during Canadian federal elections for the 8th Canadian Parliament to become the first francophone Prime Minister of Canada.

1897


Sep 20
Age: 27y
1897 • A British force is ambushed by Chief Ologbosere, son-in-law of the Oba of Benin. This leads to a punitive expedition against Benin.

1899


Jul 12
Age: 29y
1899 • The first Peace Conference ends with the signing of the first Hague Convention.

1901


Feb 7
Age: 30y
1901 • German Oscar Troplowitz invents for German company Beiersdorf AG the medical plaster patch called Leukoplast.

1902


Sep 11
Age: 32y
1902 • In the United States, a five-month strike by the United Mine Workers ends.

1904


Jun 28
Age: 34y

1906


Nov 7
Age: 36y
1906 Mahatma Gandhi coins the term Satyagraha to characterize the Non-Violence movement in South Africa.

1908


Nov 18
Age: 38y
1908 Young Turk Revolution in the Ottoman Empire: Major Ahmed Niyazi, with 200 followers (Ottoman troops and civilians), begins an open revolution by defecting from the 3rd Army Corps in Macedonia, decamping into the hill country.

1920


Age: 49y

1949


Apr 20
Age: 78y
1949 Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific, starring Mary Martin and Ezio Pinza, opens on Broadway and goes on to become R&H's second longest-running musical. It becomes an instant classic of the musical theatre. The score's biggest hit is the song "Some Enchanted Evening".

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