Herbert Davy (1868 - 1949)

Herbert Davy
1868 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Herbert Davy was born in 1868. He was born to Davy George Davy and Ruth Davy. He died in 1949 in Yarram, Australia at 81 years of age.
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Herbert Davy passed away in 1949 in Yarram, Australia at 81 years old. He was born in 1868. He was born to Davy George Davy and Ruth Davy.
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In 1868, in the year that Herbert Davy was born, on August 13th, an estimated 8.5 to 9 earthquake struck southern Peru. It had a category "extreme" effect and caused over 25,000 deaths. The resulting tsunami affected areas as far away as Hawaii and New Zealand.

In 1871, Herbert was just 3 years old when on October 8th, 4 major fires started on the shores of Lake Michigan - in Chicago (Illinois), Peshtigo (Wisconsin), Holland (Michigan) and Manistee (Michigan). The Chicago fire is the most well known of them because it left almost 100,000 people homeless. But the Peshtigo Fire killed around 2,500 people. The casualty count made it the deadliest fire in US history.

In 1893, he was 25 years old when a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1902, he was 34 years old when the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1949, in the year of Herbert Davy's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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