John Robert May (1895 - 1959)

John Robert May
1895 - 1959
updated July 30, 2019
John Robert May was born in 1895 in Donald, Australia. He was born to Lilian Vic Louisa (Meehan) May, with sibling Samuel. He died in 1959 in Park, Australia at 64 years of age.
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John Robert May passed away in 1959 in Park, Australia at age 64. He was born in 1895 in Donald, Australia. He was born to Lilian Vic Louisa (Meehan) May, with sibling Samuel.
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In 1895, in the year that John Robert May was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1908, at the age of merely 13 years old, John was alive when 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 1924, he was 29 years old when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1937, when he was 42 years old, 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 1959, in the year of John Robert May's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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