Helen Hayes (1886 - 1929)

Helen Hayes
1886 - 1929
updated February 06, 2019
Helen Hayes was born c. 1886. She died on October 29, 1929 in New York at age 43.
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Helen Hayes passed away on October 29, 1929 in New York at age 43. She was born c. 1886. We have no information about Helen's family or relationships.
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In 1886, in the year that Helen Hayes was born, on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

In 1899, Helen was only 13 years old when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1900, by the time she was only 14 years old, a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1919, she was 33 years old when the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1929, in the year of Helen Hayes's passing, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

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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. 1880 - May 9, 1935
c. 1876 - Jul 18, 1934
c. 1908 - Mar 7, 1935
c. 1874 - Jan 30, 1939
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

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c. 1880 - May 9, 1935
c. 1876 - Jul 18, 1934
c. 1908 - Mar 7, 1935
c. 1874 - Jan 30, 1939
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
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