Herbert Giblin Furnell (1898 - 1973)

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Herbert Giblin Furnell
1898 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Herbert Giblin Furnell was born in 1898. He was born to George Gibli Furnell and Florence Herbert Furnell, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1973 in Melbourne, Australia at 75 years old.


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George Gibli Furnell
Melbourne, Australia
Florence Herbert Furnell
Melbourne, Australia


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Herbert Giblin Furnell died in 1973 in Melbourne, Australia at 75 years of age. He was born in 1898. He was born to George Gibli Furnell and Florence Herbert Furnell, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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In 1898, in the year that Herbert Giblin Furnell was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1904, at the age of merely 6 years old, Herbert was alive when the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

In 1910, by the time he was just 12 years old, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1937, at the age of 39 years old, Herbert was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1973, in the year of Herbert Giblin Furnell's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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George Gibli Furnell
Melbourne, Australia
Florence Herbert Furnell
Melbourne, Australia
Selena Violet Furnell
1898 - 1975
Bair, Australia
Northway Thoma Furnell
Bair, Australia
Barbara Lyons Furnell
Bair, Australia
Lil Furnell
1891 - 1976
Trar, Australia
Trapnell John Furnell
Trar, Australia
Alice White Furnell
Trar, Australia
Elsie Dorothy Furnell
1900 - 1977
Kew, Australia
Williams Thoma Furnell
Kew, Australia
Brian Lindsay Furnell
1925 - 1980
Oakp, Australia
Lindsay Gord Furnell
Oakp, Australia
Harriet Edith Furnell
Oakp, Australia
Marguerite Gerda Furnell
1898 - 1980
Arma, Australia
Mclean William Furnell
Arma, Australia
Hilda Furnell
Arma, Australia

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George Gibli Furnell
Melbourne, Australia
Florence Herbert Furnell
Melbourne, Australia
Lillian Maud Ali Rawlins
1887 - 1973
Prahran, Australia
Southern Alber Rawlins
Prahran, Australia
Anne Maria Osbourne Rawlins
Prahran, Australia
Alice Elizabeth Mccormack
1886 - 1973
Hugh, Australia
Jenyns William Mccormack
Hugh, Australia
Mary Ann Lock Mccormack
Hugh, Australia
George Benjamin Lockwood
1905 - 1973
Moon, Australia
Richard Will Lockwood
Moon, Australia
Lenka Lezaic
1920 - 1973
Fitzroy, Australia
Igantija Lezaic
Fitzroy, Australia
Emilija Knezevic Lezaic
Fitzroy, Australia
Frederick Charle Kreuger
1896 - 1973
Daylesford, Australia
William Kreuger
Daylesford, Australia
Susan Gotlipson Kreuger
Daylesford, Australia
Beryl Amy Johnstone
1899 - 1973
Caulfield, Australia
Charles Will Johnstone
Caulfield, Australia
Ada Elizabeth Hillis Johnstone
Caulfield, Australia
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