William Henry Brodie (1861 - 1949)

William Henry Brodie
1861 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
William Henry Brodie was born in 1861. He was born to Brodie James Brodie and Hannah Flynn Brodie. He died in 1949 in Ballarat, Australia at 88 years of age.

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William Henry Brodie died in 1949 in Ballarat, Australia at 88 years of age. He was born in 1861. He was born to Brodie James Brodie and Hannah Flynn Brodie.
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In 1861, in the year that William Henry Brodie was born, The Royal Seminary (Sweden) became the first institute of its kind in Sweden to be open to women, allowing women to obtain a teaching degree.

In 1870, when he was merely 9 years old, on June 26th, Christmas was declared an official federal holiday in the United States. By 1860, 14 states had declared Christmas a legal holiday but the practice of celebrating Christmas was a local - and religious - choice previously.

In 1915, when he was 54 years old, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1926, by the time he was 65 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1949, in the year of William Henry Brodie'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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