Fred Marcus Johnson
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Edna D Wiegner
Edna D Wiegner
1878 - 1957
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1880


Age: 5y
1880 Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza signs a treaty of protection with the chief on the large Teke tribe and begins to establish a French protectorate on the north bank of the Congo River.

1898


Oct 12
Age: 23y

1940


Age: 65y
1940 • Opening day at Jamaica Race Course features the use of parimutuel betting equipment, a departure from bookmaking heretofore used exclusively throughout New York. Other tracks in the state follow suit later in 1940.

1950


Jul 31
Age: 75y
1950 • Trial of alleged communist spy Judith Coplon commences in New York City

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