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1887 - 1896

  

 

 

DATE

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM

 

 

REST OF THE WORLD

 

 

DUDLEY

AGE

OF

ST JOHN’S

CHURCH

 

 

ST JOHN’S CHURCH

1887

·          Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show opens in London

·          Golden Jubilee, 50 years Queen Victoria

·          Theatre Royal Exeter burns down, 186 people die

·          First Glenfiddich scotch whisky

·          Leon Bolle, 18 years, invents calculating machine that automatically multiplies, France

·          Dr Eugen Frick, Zurich, first contact lenses

·          L.L. Zamenhof devises ‘Esperanto’ universal language

 

47 years old

 

1888

·          Football League founded

·          Principles of modern tape recorder, Oberlin Smith

·          Jack the Ripper murders, East End of London

·          First railway in China, Tangsham to Tientsin

·          Emperor of Germany dies succeeded by Wilhelm II, last German Monarch

·          Kodak camera puts photography within everyone’s reach

 

48 years old

·          Chancel screen, of wrought iron, erected in October, 1888, a mural brass is inscribed ‘To the Glory of God and in memory of Edward Truelove Terry of the Firs, Dudley, this screen was erected by public subscription in October, 1888’

1889

·          Savoy Hotel, London built

·          88 killed, Armagh rail disaster, Norther Ireland

·          Robert Browning, poet, dies

·          Eiffel Tower completed, Paris

·          First payphones, USA

·          First juke-box, USA

 

49 years old

 

1890

·          Population now 28% on the land, 72% in the cities

·          Longest bridge in Britain, Forth Bridge, opened

·          Scotland Yard Police HQ moves becoming New Scotland Yard

·          Agatha Christie born

 

·          First flight, 165 feet 6” above ground, France

·          First ever elections in Japan

·          Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull arrested and shot dead as braves try to rescue him

 

50 years old

·          Churchyard enlarged, second time

·          Mr Bottomly resigns as organist, replaced by Mr A.Clifford Duesbury (until 1923)

1891

·          Marks and Spencer open a ‘penny bazaar’ in Stretford Street, Manchester

·          Nearly one third of all women between 15 and 20 years of age working in domestic service

·          Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

·          Education becomes free for all children

·          First electric car developed, USA

·          Travellers cheques invented by American Express, USA

·          World’s first old age pension scheme, Germany

 

51 years old

 

1892

·          Vacuum flask invented, Sir James Dewar

·          Liverpool football club founded

·          First escalator, USA

 

52 years old

·          Rev Noott honoured again on the occasion of his jubilee in the Ministry of the Church. 48 years of his ministerial life had been spent at St John’s.

·          He was presented with a cheque for £100 and a hall clock.

·          A Mission Room on Cawney Hill given by Mr William Turner for use as a Church Hall

1893

·          Mildred and Patty Hill write ‘Happy Birthday to You’

·          Tower Bridge, London completed

·          Rudyayd Kipling, The Jungle Book

·          Car number plates invented, France

·          Carburettor invented, German

·          First breakfast cereals (Shredded Wheat and Cornflakes), USA.

 

53 years old

·          Rev Noott offered the post of Rural Dean of Dudley, but declined because of his age

1894

·          Parish Councils created

·          Nicholas II last Tsar of Russia

 

54 years old

 

1895

·          First petrol bus

·          H.G. Wells, The Time Machine

·          Invention of the aerial, Russia

 

55 years old

 

1896

 

·          First modern Olympic Games, Athens

 

56 years old

 




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