Helen Hayes (1880 - 1945)

Helen Hayes
1880 - 1945
updated February 06, 2019
Helen Hayes was born c. 1880. She died on June 8, 1945 in New York at 65 years of age.
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Helen Hayes passed away on June 8, 1945 in New York at 65 years old. She was born c. 1880. We have no information about Helen's surviving family.
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In 1880, in the year that Helen Hayes was born, on August 26th, P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey signed a contract in Bridgeport, CT, creating the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Twenty-seven years later, the Barnum and Bailey would merge with another circus, Ringling Brothers.

In 1897, she was 17 years old when on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1906, she was 26 years old when President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Prize for Peace. The award was considered controversial at the time because many thought that he was an imperialist. But he had brokered peace between Russia and Japan a year previous and had allowed a dispute between Mexico and the U.S. to go to arbitration, resolving the issue peacefully rather than resorting to military conflict. For these two reasons, the Nobel Prize committee chose him for the Peace Prize.

In 1911, by the time she was 31 years old, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1945, in the year of Helen Hayes's passing, on May 7th, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jewell Ridge Coal Corp. v. United Mine Workers of America. The Court ruled that the underground travel time of coal miners was compensable work time under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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

Other Hayeses

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
c. 1900 - Jul 17, 1901
c. 1838 - Feb 10, 1901
c. 1905 - Jul 27, 1906
c. 1865 - Jan 29, 1902
c. 1876 - Feb 26, 1904

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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
c. 1900 - Jul 17, 1901
c. 1838 - Feb 10, 1901
c. 1905 - Jul 27, 1906
c. 1865 - Jan 29, 1902
c. 1876 - Feb 26, 1904
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