Percy Fordham (1884 - 1951)

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Percy Fordham
1884 - 1951
updated February 06, 2019
Percy Fordham was born in 1884. He was born to Elizabeth Holder Fordham and Charles Fordham, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1951 in Melbourne, Australia at 67 years of age.

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Elizabeth Holder Fordham
Melbourne, Australia
Charles Fordham
Melbourne, Australia

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Percy Fordham died in 1951 in Melbourne, Australia at age 67. He was born in 1884. He was born to Elizabeth Holder Fordham and Charles Fordham, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1884 - 1951 World Events

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In 1884, in the year that Percy Fordham was born, on August 5th, the cornerstone for the base of the Statue of Liberty - a gift from the people of France - was laid. 120,000 people - most donations were $1 - donated to the completion of the base. An 1883 poem by Emma Lazarus was also written to raise funds. That poem was included in the base of the statue and is well known today. The most famous phrase: "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

In 1902, by the time he was 18 years old, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1928, Percy was 44 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1945, when he was 61 years old, on December 5th, Flight 19 was lost in the Bermuda Triangle. All five planes and 14 airmen disappeared, as did 13 crew on a plane that was dispatched to find them. The official Navy reported the disappearance as "cause unknown".

In 1951, in the year of Percy Fordham's passing, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

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Charles Fordham
Melbourne, Australia
Elizabeth Holder Fordham
Melbourne, Australia
Annie Fordham
1861 - 1951
Ballarat, Australia
Muggleton Thomas Fordham
Ballarat, Australia
Mary Harris Fordham
Ballarat, Australia
Frederick Isaac Fordham
1883 - 1953
Kew, Australia
Henry Alexder Fordham
Kew, Australia
Mary Peace Fordham
Kew, Australia
Barry Angus Fordham
Died: 1953
Ballarat, Australia
Angus Louis Fordham
Ballarat, Australia
Valda Dthy Crick Fordham
Ballarat, Australia
Simon Peter Fordham
1952 - 1954
Hawthorn, Australia
Reginald Fordham
Hawthorn, Australia
Joyce Marie Walker Fordham
Hawthorn, Australia
Kenneth Raymond Fordham
1944 - 1955
Carlton, Australia
Raymond Haro Fordham
Carlton, Australia
Evelyn Olive Barrie Fordham
Carlton, Australia
Selina Fordham
1866 - 1955
Castlemaine, Australia
Hodson Oliver Fordham
Castlemaine, Australia
Selina Wootton Fordham
Castlemaine, Australia

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Charles Fordham
Melbourne, Australia
Elizabeth Holder Fordham
Melbourne, Australia
Kerryn Lea Driscoll
Died: 1951
Carlton, Australia
Bernard Thomas Driscoll
Carlton, Australia
Olga Vict Williams Driscoll
Carlton, Australia
Hester Edith Gahan
1868 - 1951
Reservoir, Australia
Burt John William Cole Gahan
Reservoir, Australia
Elizabeth Wakefield Gahan
Reservoir, Australia
Florence Seymour Bateman
1868 - 1951
E Bton, Australia
Reid Alex Bateman
E Bton, Australia
Isabella Craig Bateman
E Bton, Australia
May Carton
1888 - 1951
W Bwick, Australia
Richards William Carton
W Bwick, Australia
K N Carton
W Bwick, Australia
John Joseph Jones
1877 - 1951
Coburg, Australia
N K Jones
Coburg, Australia
K N Jones
Coburg, Australia
John Simpson
1874 - 1951
South Melbourne, Australia
Robert Simpson
South Melbourne, Australia
Mary Black Simpson
South Melbourne, Australia
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