Patrick Donnelly

(1879 - 1949)

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Patrick Donnelly
1879 - 1949
Born
1879
Death
1949
Trentham, Australia
Last Known Residence
Trentham, Australia
Summary
Patrick Donnelly was born in 1879. He was born to Donnelly Timothy Donnelly and Ellen Kelly Donnelly. He died in 1949 in Trentham, Australia at 70 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Patrick Donnelly died in 1949 in Trentham, Australia at age 70. He was born in 1879. He was born to Donnelly Timothy Donnelly and Ellen Kelly Donnelly.

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In 1879, in the year that Patrick Donnelly was born, on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

In 1914, by the time he was 35 years old, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1925, Patrick was 46 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1933, Patrick was 54 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1949, in the year of Patrick Donnelly's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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