John Charles Read (1875 - 1949)

John Charles Read
1875 - 1949
updated July 29, 2019
John Charles Read was born in 1875 in Yarr, Australia. He was born to Read John Read and Rosannah Barlow Read. He died in 1949 in Yarram, Australia at 74 years old.
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John Charles Read passed away in 1949 in Yarram, Australia at 74 years of age. He was born in 1875 in Yarr, Australia. He was born to Read John Read and Rosannah Barlow Read.
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In 1875, in the year that John Charles Read was born, on March 1st, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act. The Act prohibited racial discrimination in both public accommodations and jury duty. Opposed by the public, the "public accommodations" sections of the Act were overturned by the Supreme Court eight years later.

In 1891, by the time he was 16 years old, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

In 1908, by the time he was 33 years old, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1923, when he was 48 years old, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1949, in the year of John Charles Read's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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