Robert Murphy (1861 - 1949)

Robert Murphy
1861 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Murphy was born in 1861. He was born to Murphy Robert Murphy and Helen Murphy. He died in 1949 in Ballarat, Australia at age 88.
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Robert Murphy died in 1949 in Ballarat, Australia at age 88. He was born in 1861. He was born to Murphy Robert Murphy and Helen Murphy.
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In 1861, in the year that Robert Murphy was born, on February 11th the U.S. House voted unanimously to guarantee noninterference with slavery in any state, allowing states to decide whether they would allow slavery or not.

In 1873, when he was just 12 years old, on March 4th, Ulysses S. Grant was inaugurated for a second time as President of the United States. Grant ran against Horace Greeley - "go West, young man" - and won 55.6% of the popular vote versus Greeley's 43.8%.

In 1919, Robert was 58 years old when the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1936, when he was 75 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1949, in the year of Robert Murphy'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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