Harry Launcelot Anderson (1880 - 1950)

Harry Launcelot Anderson
1880 - 1950
updated February 06, 2019
Harry Launcelot Anderson was born in 1880. He was born to Finlay Anderson and Martha Emmerson Shields Anderson. He died in 1950 in Camberwell, Australia at 70 years of age.

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Harry Launcelot Anderson

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Harry

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Launcelot

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Death

Harry Anderson died in in Camberwell, Australia

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Camberwell, Australia

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Harry Launcelot Anderson died in 1950 in Camberwell, Australia at age 70. He was born in 1880. He was born to Finlay Anderson and Martha Emmerson Shields Anderson.
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1880 - 1950 World Events

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In 1880, in the year that Harry Launcelot Anderson was born, on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

In 1891, Harry was only 11 years old when James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1938, Harry was 58 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1946, at the age of 66 years old, Harry was alive when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1950, in the year of Harry Launcelot Anderson's passing, on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

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