Peter Joseph Fisher Jr.
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Parents
Peter S Fisher Sr.
Peter S Fisher Sr.
1817 - 1894
Elizabeth Pool
Elizabeth Pool
1832 - 1862
Spouse
Louisa Wehrle
Louisa Wehrle
1873 - 1944
Children
Siblings

1862


Aug 25
1862 • American Civil War – Andrew's Raid - Union volunteers steal a Confederate locomotive, setting off The Great Locomotive Chase, famously involving the use of The General steam locomotive, which still exists in the 21st century.

1890


Sep 6
Age: 28y
1890 English archaeologist Flinders Petrie excavates at Tell el-Hesi, Palestine (mistakenly identified as Lachish), the first scientific excavation of an archaeological site in the Holy Land, during which he discovers how tells are formed.

1893


May 4
Age: 30y
1893 • In Belgium, Adam Worth is sentenced to 7 years for robbery (he is released in 1897).

1898


Feb 19
Age: 35y
1898 Fashoda incident: A diplomatic dispute between France and the United Kingdom ends in victory for the British.

1904


Apr 9
Age: 41y
1904 Theodore Roosevelt announced his "Corollary" to the Monroe Doctrine, stating that the United States would intervene in the Western Hemisphere should Latin American governments prove incapable or unstable.

1907


Apr 12
Age: 44y

1918


May 17
Age: 55y
1918 • Dr. Karl Muck, music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, is arrested under the Alien Enemies Act and imprisoned for the duration of WWI.

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