Luther Hansford Lay (born 1866)

Luther Hansford Lay
1866 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Luther Hansford Lay was born on October 1, 1866.

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In 1866, in the year that Luther Hansford Lay was born, Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist Alfred Nobel invented dynamite in Germany. During his lifetime he held 355 patents, of which dynamite was the most famous. He also established the Nobel Prizes in his will.

In 1874, on September 14th, the Battle of Liberty Place occurred in New Orleans - the capital of Louisiana. Some members of the previous Confederate Army assembled for the purpose of "driving the usurpers from power" and the Republican Governor - William P. Kellogg - was physically driven from his office. The former Confederates temporarily replaced him with (the former) Democratic Governor John McEnery. Federal forces arrived, put down the insurrection, and five days later the legally elected government was restored.

In 1926, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1955, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1967, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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c. 1915 - Unknown
Sep 19, 1915 - Jun 19, 2010
Mar 2, 1929 - Aug 8, 2003
Jul 12, 1897 - February 1984
Mar 29, 1919 - Aug 12, 2002
Dec 28, 1946 - August 1976
Jan 26, 1931 - May 19, 1997
Dec 22, 1892 - February 1977
Jun 10, 1915 - June 1978
Aug 7, 1891 - April 1984
Nov 8, 1910 - July 1974
Jul 2, 1927 - Apr 7, 2002
May 16, 1882 - February 1966
Mar 23, 1939 - Mar 20, 2011
Aug 15, 1953 - July 1978

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Dec 18, 1681 - Oct 18, 1782
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