William Peter Mccarthy (1879 - 1946)

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Collingwood, Australia

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Collingwood, Australia

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Family

Father: Mccarthy William Mccarthy
Mother: Margaret Flynn Mccarthy

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Peter

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1879 - In the year that William Peter Mccarthy was born, on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

1881 - At the age of just 2 years old, William was alive when on May 21st, Clara Barton, a nurse, founded the American Red Cross. She was inspired by the Red Cross in Geneva Switzerland and the International Red Cross.

1893 - When he was only 14 years old, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

1931 - William was 52 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1946 - In the year of William Peter Mccarthy's passing, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

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William Peter Mccarthy died in 1946 in Collingwood, Australia at 67 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born in 1879. He was born to Mccarthy William Mccarthy and Margaret Flynn Mccarthy, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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