Robert Newman (1877 - 1917)

Robert Newman
1877 - 1917
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Newman was born around 1877. He died on July 2, 1917 at 40 years old.

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Robert Newman

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Robert

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Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 6 And 8., in Belgium

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Service number: 9711
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers
Unit/ship/squadron: 13th Bn.

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Robert Newman passed away on July 2, 1917 at 40 years old. He was buried in Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 6 And 8., Belgium. He was born around 1877. There is no information about Robert's family.
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1877 - 1917 World Events

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In 1877, in the year that Robert Newman was born, on November 21st, Thomas Edison announced his new invention - the phonograph. Recording sound was considered to be Edison's first great invention. On November 29th, he demonstrated the phonograph for the public.

In 1889, by the time he was just 12 years old, on April 22nd, at "high noon," about 50,000 people took off to claim open lands in the Land Rush of 1889. Called the "Unassigned Lands," part or all of 6 counties in Oklahoma were up for grabs. By the end of the day, Oklahoma City and Guthrie were created - each with about 10,000 inhabitants.

In 1890, Robert was only 13 years old when on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1906, he was 29 years old when author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1917, in the year of Robert Newman'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.

Other Biographies

Other Robert Newmans

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
around 1899 - Mar 31, 1918
around 1921 - Dec 21, 1942
around 1876 - Sep 19, 1918
around 1922 - Sep 21, 1944
Unknown - Feb 15, 1941
around 1896 - Aug 19, 1917
around 1882 - Jul 30, 1940
around 1919 - Nov 11, 1940
around 1924 - Sep 27, 1944
Unknown - Jan 9, 1917

Other Newmans

Unknown - Jan 9, 1917
around 1924 - Sep 27, 1944
around 1919 - Nov 11, 1940
around 1882 - Jul 30, 1940
around 1896 - Aug 19, 1917
Unknown - Feb 15, 1941
around 1922 - Sep 21, 1944
around 1876 - Sep 19, 1918
around 1921 - Dec 21, 1942
around 1899 - Mar 31, 1918
around 1922 - Apr 24, 1940
around 1921 - Feb 23, 1941
around 1890 - Oct 16, 1918
around 1925 - May 12, 1945
around 1926 - Sep 29, 1944
around 1924 - Feb 10, 1944
around 1915 - Nov 30, 1944
around 1893 - Mar 11, 1917
around 1921 - Aug 4, 1943
around 1925 - Sep 25, 1944

Other Bios

Unknown - Jan 9, 1917
around 1924 - Sep 27, 1944
around 1919 - Nov 11, 1940
around 1882 - Jul 30, 1940
around 1896 - Aug 19, 1917
Unknown - Feb 15, 1941
around 1922 - Sep 21, 1944
around 1876 - Sep 19, 1918
around 1921 - Dec 21, 1942
around 1899 - Mar 31, 1918
around 1922 - Apr 24, 1940
around 1921 - Feb 23, 1941
around 1890 - Oct 16, 1918
around 1925 - May 12, 1945
around 1926 - Sep 29, 1944
around 1924 - Feb 10, 1944
around 1915 - Nov 30, 1944
around 1893 - Mar 11, 1917
around 1921 - Aug 4, 1943
around 1925 - Sep 25, 1944
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