Miles Benton Hughes (born 1840)

Miles Benton Hughes
1840 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Miles Benton Hughes was born on November 24, 1840.

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In 1840, in the year that Miles Benton Hughes was born, on February 6th, Māori chiefs and the British parliament signed the Treaty of Waitangi. The Treaty created a British governor of New Zealand and gave the Maori people the rights of British citizens.

In 1879, on November 10th, Bell Telephone and Western Union reached an agreement. Bell Telephone would keep out of the telegraphy business and Western Union would stay out of the telephone business - leading to success for both.

In 1911, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1931, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1981, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Other Miles Hugheses

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c. 1909 - Unknown
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c. 1829 - Jun 3, 1893
c. 1967 - Unknown
c. 1943 - Unknown
c. 1966 - Unknown
Dec 6, 1880 - January 1969
Nov 25, 1913 - Aug 11, 1990
May 26, 1920 - October 1971
Oct 5, 1927 - Nov 17, 1996
Jun 30, 1913 - Jan 9, 1996
Apr 24, 1923 - October 1989
Nov 7, 1897 - October 1976
Mar 6, 1951 - Oct 3, 2009
Apr 11, 1912 - October 1978
Oct 18, 1909 - October 1980
Aug 29, 1931 - Jul 29, 2005
Apr 18, 1933 - Mar 27, 1994

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Feb 23, 1858 - Unknown
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Mar 17, 1865 - Unknown
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Jan 20, 1898 - July 1982
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