Thomas Riley Hedgpeth (born 1830)

Thomas Riley Hedgpeth
1830 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Riley Hedgpeth was born in 1830.

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In 1830, in the year that Thomas Riley Hedgpeth was born, on August 31st, Edwin Beard Budding was granted a patent for the invention of the lawn mower. Budding invented the lawn mower to cut the grass on sports grounds and extensive gardens - it was intended to be a superior alternative to the scythe. His mower was 19 inches wide with a frame made of wrought iron and looked much like a modern push mower.

In 1856, on January 26th the Battle of Seattle occurred. Marines from the ship the USS Decatur, stationed in Elliott Bay, along with about 50 Seattle settlers, fought Native Americans in the area. Territorial Governor Isaac Stevens had declared a "war of extermination" on Native communities 5 days before.

In 1910, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1925, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1969, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

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Aug 20, 1904 - Sep 19, 1992
Apr 3, 1915 - Mar 5, 1999
Dec 29, 1953 - December 1995
Mar 5, 1913 - Mar 21, 1991
Aug 26, 1908 - February 1974
Nov 15, 1908 - May 2, 1998
May 8, 1889 - July 1975
Feb 10, 1940 - Sep 25, 1997
Nov 2, 1910 - April 1980
Sep 12, 1926 - Jan 31, 1999
Aug 1, 1904 - Nov 10, 1994
Jun 28, 1930 - Jun 12, 1992
Sep 1, 1919 - Feb 7, 2007
Nov 20, 1909 - Jun 1, 1993
Jul 29, 1921 - May 25, 2004
Jan 6, 1909 - January 1984
Jul 11, 1928 - May 11, 2003
Jul 21, 1923 - Oct 27, 2007

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