Thomas Henry Lay (1875 - 1949)

Thomas Henry Lay
1875 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Henry Lay was born in 1875. He was born to Lay John Edward Lay and Sarah Field Lay. He died in 1949 in Warburton, Australia at age 74.
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Thomas Henry Lay passed away in 1949 in Warburton, Australia at age 74. He was born in 1875. He was born to Lay John Edward Lay and Sarah Field Lay.
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In 1875, in the year that Thomas Henry Lay was born, on February 21st, Jeanne Calment was born in southern France. Her father was a shipbuilder and her mother was from a family of millers. She died August 4th, 1997 of natural causes - the world's oldest documented person to have ever lived - at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

In 1889, at the age of merely 14 years old, Thomas was alive when on March 4th, Benjamin Harrison became the 23rd President of the United States. His grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was the 9th President of the United States. His father, John Scott Harrison - son of William Henry - was in the U.S. House of Representatives.

In 1898, he was 23 years old when on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1925, Thomas was 50 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1949, in the year of Thomas Henry Lay's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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