Richard Henry Carter

(1869 - 1917)

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Richard Henry Carter
1869 - 1917
Born
c. 1869
Death
May 31, 1917
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Richard Henry Carter was born c. 1869. He died on May 31, 1917 at 48 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Richard Henry Carter
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Tower Hill Memorial in United Kingdom
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Rank: Carpenter
Regiment: Mercantile Marine
Unit/ship/squadron: s.s. highbury (london)
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Richard Henry Carter passed away on May 31, 1917 at 48 years old. He was buried in Tower Hill Memorial, United Kingdom. He was born c. 1869. There is no information about Richard's family.

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In 1869, in the year that Richard Henry Carter was born, on December 10th, the Wyoming territorial legislature gave women the right to vote. It was the first time in the world that women were able to vote legally without restrictions.

In 1883, when he was just 14 years old, on June 16th, children at a children's variety show in Victoria Hall began rushing the stage area and lobby for promised prizes. In the stampede, 183 children of the 1100 present - most of them 3 to 4 years old - were crushed and asphyxiated.

In 1899, when he was 30 years old, the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

In 1905, he was 36 years old when the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1917, in the year of Richard Henry Carter's passing, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

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c. 1886 - Nov 12, 1915 1886 - 1915
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c. 1881 - Nov 7, 1917 1881 - 1917
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c. 1902 - Jul 16, 1940 1902 - 1940
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c. 1900 - Nov 2, 1917 1900 - 1917
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c. 1937 - Sep 30, 1940 1937 - 1940
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c. 1925 - Oct 4, 1944 1925 - 1944
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c. 1912 - May 19, 1940 1912 - 1940
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c. 1878 - Apr 12, 1917 1878 - 1917
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c. 1906 - Mar 22, 1941 1906 - 1941
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c. 1876 - May 29, 1919 1876 - 1919
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c. 1894 - Sep 3, 1916 1894 - 1916
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c. 1893 - May 20, 1916 1893 - 1916
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c. 1892 - Mar 17, 1916 1892 - 1916
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c. 1896 - May 13, 1918 1896 - 1918
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Unknown - Apr 28, 1917 ? - 1917
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Unknown - Oct 4, 1915 ? - 1915
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Unknown - Aug 24, 1915 ? - 1915
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c. 1887 - Nov 13, 1914 1887 - 1914
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c. 1914 - Jan 27, 1941 1914 - 1941
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