Richard Penhallurick Carter

(1863 - 1914)

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Richard Penhallurick Carter
1863 - 1914
Born
1863
Death
1914
Footscray, Australia
Last Known Residence
Footscray, Australia
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Richard Penhallurick Carter was born in 1863. He was born to Carter John Carter and Jane Penhallurick Carter. He died in 1914 in Footscray, Australia at 51 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Richard Penhallurick Carter passed away in 1914 in Footscray, Australia at age 51. He was born in 1863. He was born to Carter John Carter and Jane Penhallurick Carter.

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In 1863, in the year that Richard Penhallurick Carter was born, in January, British scientist John Tyndall proved the greenhouse effect - which had been widely theorized, but not proven, by scientists.

In 1876, by the time he was just 13 years old, on July 4th, the United States celebrated its centennial. There were parades, music, speeches and fireworks - even in Union Square in New York City. Suffragettes also marched for equal rights and the vote for women.

In 1883, he was 20 years old when on May 24th, the Brooklyn Bridge - one of the oldest bridges in the US - was opened to traffic. Bridge construction began in 1869 and took 14 years to complete.

In 1895, he was 32 years old when on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1914, in the year of Richard Penhallurick Carter's passing, 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.

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