Helen Hayes (1874 - 1939)

Helen Hayes
1874 - 1939
updated February 06, 2019
Helen Hayes was born c. 1874. She died on January 30, 1939 in New York at 65 years of age.
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Helen Hayes passed away on January 30, 1939 in New York at 65 years old. She was born c. 1874. We are unaware of information about Helen's immediate family.
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In 1874, in the year that Helen Hayes was born, on September 14th, the Battle of Liberty Place occurred in New Orleans - the capital of Louisiana. Some members of the previous Confederate Army assembled for the purpose of "driving the usurpers from power" and the Republican Governor - William P. Kellogg - was physically driven from his office. The former Confederates temporarily replaced him with (the former) Democratic Governor John McEnery. Federal forces arrived, put down the insurrection, and five days later the legally elected government was restored.

In 1891, Helen was 17 years old when on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1900, Helen was 26 years old when Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

In 1928, she was 54 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1939, in the year of Helen Hayes's passing, 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.

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Other Helen Hayeses

Aug 4, 1913 - Feb 24, 2001
Oct 10, 1900 - Mar 17, 1993
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1923 - Unknown
c. 1923 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1917 - 1976
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1877 - 1957
1885 - 1956
Unknown - Unknown
1860 - 1935
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - 1889
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Dec 24, 1927 - Jan 22, 2013
Sep 8, 1918 - Dec 6, 2011

Other Hayeses

c. 1887 - Dec 26, 1940
c. 1869 - May 21, 1943
c. 1891 - Jul 13, 1943
c. 1889 - Jun 1, 1944
c. 1880 - Jun 8, 1945
c. 1863 - Jul 2, 1945
c. 1854 - Mar 4, 1935
c. 1886 - Dec 12, 1911
- Dec 4, 1900
c. 1869 - Mar 9, 1909
c. 1864 - Nov 30, 1914
c. 1860 - May 6, 1891
c. 1876 - Jan 19, 1910
c. 1824 - May 24, 1907
c. 1857 - Jul 30, 1920
c. 1849 - May 8, 1903
c. 1869 - Jan 4, 1913
c. 1914 - Jun 15, 1915
c. 1878 - Apr 21, 1894
c. 1866 - May 15, 1897

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c. 1887 - Dec 26, 1940
c. 1869 - May 21, 1943
c. 1891 - Jul 13, 1943
c. 1889 - Jun 1, 1944
c. 1880 - Jun 8, 1945
c. 1863 - Jul 2, 1945
c. 1854 - Mar 4, 1935
c. 1886 - Dec 12, 1911
- Dec 4, 1900
c. 1869 - Mar 9, 1909
c. 1864 - Nov 30, 1914
c. 1860 - May 6, 1891
c. 1876 - Jan 19, 1910
c. 1824 - May 24, 1907
c. 1857 - Jul 30, 1920
c. 1849 - May 8, 1903
c. 1869 - Jan 4, 1913
c. 1914 - Jun 15, 1915
c. 1878 - Apr 21, 1894
c. 1866 - May 15, 1897
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