Florence Catherine Day (1888 - 1946)

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Family

Father: Day Alfred William Day
Mother: Mary Dwyer Day

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Middle name

Catherine

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1888 - In the year that Florence Catherine Day was born, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

1914 - By the time she was 26 years old, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

1915 - Florence was 27 years old when in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

1942 - By the time she was 54 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

1946 - In the year of Florence Catherine Day'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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Florence Catherine Day passed away in 1946 in Fitzroy, Australia at 58 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Florence. She was born in 1888. She was born to Day Alfred William Day and Mary Dwyer Day, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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