Joseph Patrick Bergin (1877 - 1946)

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South Melbourne, Australia

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South Melbourne, Australia

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Father: Bergin Thomas Bergin
Mother: Margaret Doyle Bergin

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1877 - In the year that Joseph Patrick Bergin was born, on November 21st, Thomas Edison announced his new invention - the phonograph. Recording sound was considered to be Edison's first great invention. On November 29th, he demonstrated the phonograph for the public.

1889 - By the time he was just 12 years old, on March 31st, the Eiffel Tower was inaugurated. Because the elevators were not yet in operation, officials had to climb to the top of the tower - it took an hour. On May 15th, the Tower opened to the public - still without working elevators - but around 30,000 visitors still made the climb. The elevators went into operation on the 26th. The Tower wasn't considered aesthetically pleasing at the time but is now one of the most iconic structures in the world.

1903 - Joseph was 26 years old when the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

1944 - He was 67 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

1946 - In the year of Joseph Patrick Bergin's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Joseph Patrick Bergin died in 1946 in South Melbourne, Australia at age 69. No cause of death has been entered for Joseph. He was born in 1877. He was born to Bergin Thomas Bergin and Margaret Doyle Bergin, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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