William Boagh Irving (1868 - 1949)

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William Boagh Irving
1868 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
William Boagh Irving was born in 1868. He was born to Irving David Irving and Elizabeth Bargh Irving, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Wggi, Australia at 81 years old.


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Irving David Irving

Wggi, Australia
Elizabeth Bargh Irving

Wggi, Australia


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William Boagh Irving died in 1949 in Wggi, Australia at 81 years of age. He was born in 1868. He was born to Irving David Irving and Elizabeth Bargh Irving, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1868 - 1949 World Events

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In 1868, in the year that William Boagh Irving was born, on January 9th, Great Britain ended the practice of transporting its prisoners to Australia. It ended with the arrival of the convict ship Hougoumont in Western Australia. The trip took 89 days and there were 62 Fenians - people fighting for a free Ireland - among the transportees.

In 1878, he was just 10 years old when on June 15th, photographer Eadweard Muybridge - at the request of Leland Stanford - produced the first sequence of stop-motion still photographs. Stanford contended that a galloping horse had all four feet off the ground. Only photos of a horse at a gallop would settle the question and, using 12 cameras and a series of photos, Muybridge settled the question: Stanford was right. Muybridge's use of several cameras and stills led to motion pictures.

In 1888, William was 20 years old when Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1921, at the age of 53 years old, William was alive when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1949, in the year of William Boagh Irving's passing, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

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Other Irvings

Irving David Irving

Wggi, Australia
Elizabeth Bargh Irving

Wggi, Australia
Ernest Henry Irving
1878 - 1949
Echuca, Australia
Lillian May Irving
1884 - 1949
Castlemaine, Australia
Beach George Irving

Castlemaine, Australia
Emily Allen Irving

Castlemaine, Australia
Maria Irving
1874 - 1950
Camberwell, Australia
Craig George Irving

Camberwell, Australia
Maria Uk Irving

Camberwell, Australia
Albert Stanl Irving
1884 - 1950
Geelong, Australia
John Irving

Geelong, Australia
Mary Wild Irving

Geelong, Australia
John Irving
1863 - 1950
Koroit, Australia
John Irving

Koroit, Australia
Margaret Mcdermott Irving

Koroit, Australia
Frances Maria Irving
1886 - 1950
Frankston, Australia
Henderson Edgar John Dean Irving

Frankston, Australia
Julia Teresa Burke Irving

Frankston, Australia

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Irving David Irving

Wggi, Australia
Elizabeth Bargh Irving

Wggi, Australia
William Edward Kither
1886 - 1949
Wggi, Australia
John William Cloak
1877 - 1949
Wggi, Australia
Cloak John William Cloak

Wggi, Australia
Rhoda Ann Austin Cloak

Wggi, Australia
David Terence Kavanagh
Died: 1949
Wggi, Australia
Kavanagh James Kavanagh

Wggi, Australia
Leah Strong Kavanagh

Wggi, Australia
John Henry Harrison
1897 - 1949
Wggi, Australia
Ernest Albert Axford
1885 - 1949
Wggi, Australia
Robert George William Iverson
1888 - 1949
Wggi, Australia
Iverson John Iverson

Wggi, Australia
Jane Symons Iverson

Wggi, Australia
Emily Penny
1883 - 1949
Waggi, Australia
Kilby Thomas Fryer Penny

Waggi, Australia
Rose Whitebread Penny

Waggi, Australia
Abraham William Matthews
1870 - 1949
Waggi, Australia
Matthews Joseph Matthews

Waggi, Australia
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