Lily Axford (1904 - 1956)

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Lily Axford
1904 - 1956
updated February 06, 2019
Lily Axford was born in 1904. She was born to Mcmichael Will Axford and Christina Leishman Axford, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1956 in Koru, Australia at 52 years of age.


Lily Axford Biography

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Lily Axford died in in Koru, Australia

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Mcmichael Will Axford
Koru, Australia


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Lily Axford died in 1956 in Koru, Australia at 52 years old. She was born in 1904. She was born to Mcmichael Will Axford and Christina Leishman Axford, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1904 - 1956 World Events

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In 1904, in the year that Lily Axford was born, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1916, when she was merely 12 years old, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1929, when she was 25 years old, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1937, at the age of 33 years old, Lily 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 1956, in the year of Lily Axford's passing, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

Other Biographies

Other Axfords

Mcmichael Will Axford
Koru, Australia
Reginald Harold Axford
1906 - 1957
Richmond, Australia
Walter John Axford
Richmond, Australia
Rachael Axford
1875 - 1957
Melbourne, Australia
Reid William Axford
Melbourne, Australia
Johana Stephens Axford
Melbourne, Australia
Douglas William Axford
1934 - 1957
Mord, Australia
Leslie Gilbe Axford
Mord, Australia
Gladys Eileen Axford
1894 - 1959
Wont, Australia
Anderson Axford
Wont, Australia
Emily Catherine Axford
1886 - 1962
Tera, Australia
Mcmahon John Axford
Tera, Australia
Margaret Kelly Axford
Tera, Australia
Elizabeth Chalme Axford
1873 - 1963
Cobd, Australia
Alexander Will Axford
Cobd, Australia
Mary Ann Eliza Axford
1880 - 1963
Terang, Australia
Richard Axford
Terang, Australia

Other Bios

Mcmichael Will Axford
Koru, Australia
Harriet Mcleod
1870 - 1956
Koru, Australia
Trotter Willia Mcleod
Koru, Australia
Isabella Berry Mcleod
Koru, Australia
Joseph Hunt Hughes
1910 - 1956
Meeniyan, Australia
Edward Morga Hughes
Koru, Australia
Sydney Walter Ke Moore
1918 - 1956
Koru, Australia
James Willia Moore
Koru, Australia
Agnes Mary Wise Moore
Koru, Australia
Blanche Victoria Ashfield
1899 - 1956
Koru, Australia
Hender Henry Ashfield
Koru, Australia
Hector Stanley Critten
1888 - 1956
Wtown, Australia
James Pearso Critten
Koru, Australia
Anne King Critten
Koru, Australia
William Alfred Balding
1887 - 1956
Kyab, Australia
Alfred Balding
Kyab, Australia
Annie Simmie Balding
Kyab, Australia
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