Denis Mccarthy (1863 - 1946)

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Northcote, Australia

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Northcote, Australia

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Father: Mccarthy Daniel Mccarthy
Mother: Julia Mccarthy Mccarthy

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1863 - In the year that Denis Mccarthy was born, in January, British scientist John Tyndall proved the greenhouse effect - which had been widely theorized, but not proven, by scientists.

1894 - He was 31 years old when large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

1902 - Denis was 39 years old when about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

1939 - Denis was 76 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

1946 - In the year of Denis Mccarthy's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Denis Mccarthy passed away in 1946 in Northcote, Australia at 83 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Denis. He was born in 1863. He was born to Mccarthy Daniel Mccarthy and Julia Mccarthy Mccarthy, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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