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                           The Life of Wright, John Porter
1904/03/04 to 1928/07/19 male No children
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1904/--/-- -1 - Italian composer Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly is produced.
1904/--/-- -1 - Ivan Pavlov, discoverer of the conditioned reflex, is awarded the Nobel Prize.
1904/--/-- -1 - James Barrie's play Peter Pan is produced in London.
1904/--/-- -1 - Max Weber publishes The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
1904/--/-- -1 - Roosevelt asserts U.S. right to intervene in Latin America
1904/--/-- -1 - Russia and Japan at war
1904/--/-- -1 - Russian author Anton Chekhov's play The Cherry Orchard is produced.
1904/--/-- -1 - Territorial disputes in Manchuria begin the Russo-Japanese War.
1904/--/-- -1 - The Abbey Theatre is founded in Dublin.
1904/--/-- -1 - The New York City subway is opened.
1904/03/04 0 *** Wright, John Porter - Born to Wright, William R. and Lyons, Mary Elizabeth (Wright)
1904/03/07 0 *** Edwards, Roy c. [1st cousin] - Born to Edwards, J. Harle and Lyons, Catherine (Edwards)
1905/--/-- 0 - A general strike and revolution begin in Russia; Nicholas II grants a constitution.
1905/--/-- 0 - Albert Einstein proposes Special Theory of Relativity
1905/--/-- 0 - Ambrose Fleming invents the thermionic valve, used to improve radio reception.
1905/--/-- 0 - American humorist and actor Will Rogers makes his New York City debut.
1905/--/-- 0 - American labor leader Eugene V. Debs founds the Industrial Workers of the World.
1905/--/-- 0 - Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen founds the T'ung-meng hui (Alliance Society).
1905/--/-- 0 - Ernst Ludwig Kirchner organizes the expressionist painters group Die Brucke.
1905/--/-- 0 - French territorial ambitions spark the first Moroccan crisis.
1905/--/-- 0 - German physicist Albert Einstein proposes his Special Theory of Relativity.
1905/--/-- 0 - German poet Rainer Maria Rilke publishes The Book of Hours.
1905/--/-- 0 - Henri Matisse and Andre Derain form the Fauves (Wild Beasts) art movement.
1905/--/-- 0 - Psychologist Alfred Binet develops intelligence tests for school children.
1905/--/-- 0 - Roosevelt begins his second term as U.S. president; Fairbanks becomes vice-president.
1905/--/-- 0 - The Cullinan diamond is found in South Africa; it weighs 3,106 carats.
1905/--/-- 0 - The Russian fleet is destroyed by the Japanese at the Battle of Tsushima.
1905/--/-- 0 - The Sinn Fein Irish nationalist movement is founded by Arthur Griffith.
1905/--/-- 0 - The union of Norway and Sweden is dissolved; Haakon VII is elected king of Norway.
1905/--/-- 0 - W.E.B. Du Bois forms the Niagara Movement to demand full civil rights for black Americans.
1905/--/-- 0 - mini-revolution in Russia
1905/01/08 0 *** Wynn, Melvina (Lyons) & Lyons, Johnnie [Uncle] - Married
1905/04/18 1 *** Hopper, Lula (Lyons) & Lyons, Issac [Uncle] - Married
1905/08/29 1 *** Hopper, Ollie Vivian (Adler) [1st cousin] - Born to Hopper, Thomas and Lyons, Addie (Hopper)
1905/10/-- 1 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (1)
1906/--/-- 1 - British author John Galsworthy publishes the first novel of The Forsythe Saga.
1906/--/-- 1 - H.M.S. Dreadnought, the first modern battleship, is launched.
1906/--/-- 1 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen traverses the Northwest Passage.
1906/--/-- 1 - The Aga Khan III forms the All-India Moslim League.
1906/--/-- 1 - The Dreyfus affair ends with the pardoning of French army officer Alfred Dreyfus.
1906/--/-- 1 - The San Francisco earthquake kills 700.
1906/--/-- 1 - Under the Platt Amendment U.S. troops return to Cuba to quell rebellion and restore order.
1906/--/-- 1 - Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle leads to the U.S. Pure Foods and Drugs Act.
1906/04/05 2 *** Wright, Minnie Pearl (Smith) [Sister] - Born to Wright, William R. and Lyons, Mary Elizabeth (Wright)
1906/10/-- 2 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL CHICAGO (4)
1907/--/-- 2 - A Triple Entente is formed between Britain, France and Russia.
1907/--/-- 2 - Anna Pavlova dances The Dying Swan, choreographed by Mikhail Fokine.
1907/--/-- 2 - Irish playwright J.M. Synge writes The Playboy of the Western World.
1907/--/-- 2 - Lee De Forest invents the triode, a key component for amplifying radio signals.
1907/--/-- 2 - Oklahoma is inaugurated as the 46th state of the Union.
1907/--/-- 2 - Rasputin gains influence at the court of Russian emperor Nicholas II.
1907/--/-- 2 - The Panic of 1907 begins with the collapse of the U.S. stock market.
1907/--/-- 2 - The first Ziegfeld Follies are staged in New York City.
1907/02/14 2 *** Lyons, Catherine (Edwards) [Aunt] - Died Dishman cem. Slickford Wayne co. KY
1907/02/28 2 *** Hopper, Zela (Gorsuch) [1st cousin] - Born to Hopper, Thomas and Lyons, Addie (Hopper)
1907/10/-- 3 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (0)
1908/--/-- 3 - An earthquake at Messina in Italy kills 80,000.
1908/--/-- 3 - Austria-Hungary annexes Bosnia and Hercegovina.
1908/--/-- 3 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt paints The Kiss.
1908/--/-- 3 - Automaker William Durant founds the General Motors Company.
1908/--/-- 3 - British soldier Robert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scout movement.
1908/--/-- 3 - Filmmakers Charles Pathe and Leon Gaumont produce the first newsreel.
1908/--/-- 3 - GE patents electric toaster
1908/--/-- 3 - Jack Johnson becomes the first black heavyweight boxing champion.
1908/--/-- 3 - Kenneth Grahame publishes his children's story The Wind in the Willows.
1908/--/-- 3 - King Leopold II of the Belgians establishes the Independent State of Congo in Africa.
1908/--/-- 3 - Liberal leader Herbert Asquith becomes prime minister of Britain.
1908/--/-- 3 - Mary Baker Eddy establishes the Christian Science Monitor.
1908/--/-- 3 - Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque cofound the cubism art movement.
1908/--/-- 3 - The Ashcan school of painters exhibit in New York City.
1908/--/-- 3 - The Ford Motor Company produces the first Model T automobile.
1908/--/-- 3 - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
1908/--/-- 3 - The Tunguska fireball explodes in Siberia with the force of a modern H-bomb.
1908/--/-- 3 - The Young Turk Revolution in Turkey leads to political reform.
1908/07/24 4 *** Wright, Jesse Leo [Brother] - Born to Wright, William R. and Lyons, Mary Elizabeth (Wright)
1908/10/-- 4 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (1)
1908/12/09 4 *** Lyons, Minnie Stella (Upchurch) [1st cousin] - Born to Lyons, Johnnie and Wynn, Melvina (Lyons)
1909/--/-- 4 - American architect Frank Lloyd Wright builds the Robie House in Chicago.
1909/--/-- 4 - American artist George Bellows paints the prize fight scene Stag at Sharkey's.
1909/--/-- 4 - American explorer Robert E. Peary reaches the North Pole.
1909/--/-- 4 - American poet William Carlos Williams publishes Poems, his first book.
1909/--/-- 4 - American writer Gertrude Stein publishes Three Lives.
1909/--/-- 4 - French aviator Louis Bleriot makes the first flight across the English Channel.
1909/--/-- 4 - NAACP in NYC
1909/--/-- 4 - Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev presents the Ballet Russe in Paris.
1909/--/-- 4 - Taft is inaugurated as the 27th U.S. president; Sherman becomes vice-president.
1909/--/-- 4 - William Howard Taft (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1909/02/05 4 *** Hopper, Jesse Laurel [1st cousin] - Born to Hopper, Thomas and Lyons, Addie (Hopper)
1909/08/15 5 *** Lyons, Willie Porter [1st cousin] - Born to Lyons, Johnnie and Wynn, Melvina (Lyons)
1909/10/-- 5 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL DETROIT (3)
1910/--/-- 5 - British Empire covers 1/5th of world land area
1910/--/-- 5 - British author Arnold Bennett publishes Clayhanger.
1910/--/-- 5 - British politician Winston Churchill is appointed first lord of the Admiralty.
1910/--/-- 5 - France groups four African territories together as French Equatorial Africa.
1910/--/-- 5 - French primitive artist Henri Rousseau paints The Dream.
1910/--/-- 5 - French sculptor Auguste Rodin casts the bronze figure The Thinker.
1910/--/-- 5 - Fundamentalism begins with "Five Points"
1910/--/-- 5 - George V succeeds his father Edward VII as king of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910/--/-- 5 - German bacteriologist Paul Ehrlich synthesizes Salversan, a cure for syphilis.
1910/--/-- 5 - Italian artists led by Umberto Boccioni found the futurism movement.
1910/--/-- 5 - Japanese forces annex Korea.
1910/--/-- 5 - Madero, Villa and Zapata lead a revolution against Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz.
1910/--/-- 5 - Russian-born artist Wassily Kandinsky executes his first abstract painting.
1910/--/-- 5 - The Art Deco architectural and decorative arts style begins to become popular.
1910/--/-- 5 - The Union of South Africa is formed; Louis Botha becomes the first prime minister.
1910/01/23 5 *** Lester, Laura (Lyons) & Lyons, Edward [Uncle] - Married Mt. Pisgah
1910/05/-- 6 - George V succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910/09/09 6 *** Wright, Exie (Anderson) [Sister] - Born to Wright, William R. and Lyons, Mary Elizabeth (Wright)
1910/10/-- 6 - World Series NL CHICAGO (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1910/10/10 6 *** Manning, Mertie (Lyons) & Lyons, William Henry Harrison [Uncle] - Married
1911/--/-- 6 - American aviator Glen Curtiss flies the first successful seaplane.
1911/--/-- 6 - American novelist Edith Wharton publishes Ethan Frome.
1911/--/-- 6 - American songwriter Irving Berlin publishes Alexander's Ragtime Band.
1911/--/-- 6 - Elmer A. Sperry designs the first American gyrocompass.
1911/--/-- 6 - English author G.K. Chesterton publishes the first Father Brown story.
1911/--/-- 6 - German-American anthropologist Franz Boas publishes The Mind of Primitive Man.
1911/--/-- 6 - Hans Geiger invents an electrical device to count individual alpha particles.
1911/--/-- 6 - Italy's attempts to annex Cyrenaica and Tripolitania leads to the Italo-Turkish War.
1911/--/-- 6 - Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz is overthrown; Francisco Madero becomes president.
1911/--/-- 6 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole ahead of Robert Scott.
1911/--/-- 6 - Richard Strauss' opera Der Rosenkavalier is performed for the first time.
1911/--/-- 6 - Robert A Millikan measures electron's charge
1911/--/-- 6 - Russian artist Marc Chagall paints I and My Village.
1911/--/-- 6 - Sir Ernest Rutherford formulates his theory of atomic structure.
1911/--/-- 6 - The Ch'ing dynasty is deposed in China; a republic is formed under Sun Yat-sen.
1911/--/-- 6 - The first film studio is established at Hollywood in California.
1911/--/-- 6 - Tibet declares its independence from China.
1911/--/-- 6 - Willis Carrier designs the first practical air conditioning system.
1911/04/17 7 *** Hopper, Myrta (Easterly) [1st cousin] - Born to Hopper, Thomas and Lyons, Addie (Hopper)
1911/06/02 7 - George V crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Randa
1911/10/-- 7 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1911/10/11 7 *** Lyons, Fairy [1st cousin] - Born to Lyons, Issac
1912/--/-- 7 - American Indian Jim Thorpe wins the Olympic decathlon and pentathlon.
1912/--/-- 7 - American author Edgar Rice Burroughs publishes Tarzan of the Apes.
1912/--/-- 7 - American writer Willa Cather publishes her first novel Alexander's Bridge.
1912/--/-- 7 - Arizona is inaugurated as the 48th state.
1912/--/-- 7 - Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler publishes The Neurotic Constitution.
1912/--/-- 7 - British explorers under Scott reach the South Pole but die during their return.
1912/--/-- 7 - French Dada artist Marcel Duchamp paints Nude Descending a Staircase.
1912/--/-- 7 - German geophysicist Alfred Wegener formulates his continental drift hypothesis.
1912/--/-- 7 - Morocco is divided between France and Spain after the second Moroccan crisis.
1912/--/-- 7 - New Mexico is inaugurated as the 47th state.
1912/--/-- 7 - New Mexico is inaugurated as the 47th state; Arizona is inaugurated as the 48th state.
1912/--/-- 7 - Piltdown man is discovered in Britain, beginning an elaborate scientific hoax.
1912/--/-- 7 - Russian dancer Vaslav Nijinsky choreographs and dances in The Afternoon of the Faun.
1912/--/-- 7 - The Balkan League begins the first Balkan War against the Ottoman Empire.
1912/--/-- 7 - The liner Titanic sinks after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage.
1912/--/-- 7 - Theodore Roosevelt campaigns for the U.S. presidency under the Bull Moose ticket.
1912/10/-- 8 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL BOSTON (4)
1913/--/-- 8 - American poet Robert Frost publishes A Boy's Will.
1913/--/-- 8 - Bertrand Russell and A.E. Whitehead publish Principia Mathematica.
1913/--/-- 8 - Danish physicist Niels Bohr publishes his atomic theory.
1913/--/-- 8 - English novelist D.H. Lawrence publishes Sons and Lovers.
1913/--/-- 8 - Federal income tax is introduced in the U.S.
1913/--/-- 8 - Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring causes a scandal at the Paris premiere.
1913/--/-- 8 - Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1913/--/-- 8 - King George I of Greece is assassinated; he is succeeded by Constantine I
1913/--/-- 8 - Marcel Proust writes the first volume of Remembrance of Things Past.
1913/--/-- 8 - Medical missionary Albert Schweitzer builds a hospital at Lambarene in Africa.
1913/--/-- 8 - Russian revolutionary Joseph Stalin is exiled to Siberia by the tsarist government.
1913/--/-- 8 - Samuel Goldwyn founds his first movie company with Jesse Lasky and Cecil B. De Mille.
1913/--/-- 8 - Socialists Sidney and Beatrice Webb found the political journal The New Statesman.
1913/--/-- 8 - The constructivism art movement begins in Russia.
1913/--/-- 8 - The island of Crete is united with Greece.
1913/--/-- 8 - The second Balkan War begins with a Bulgarian attack on Serbia.
1913/--/-- 8 - Victoriano Huerta leads a military coup in Mexico; president Francisco Madero is killed.
1913/--/-- 8 - Wilson is inaugurated as the 28th U.S. president; Marshall becomes vice-president.
1913/--/-- 8 - Woodrow Wilson (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1913/01/18 8 *** Lyons, James Charlie [1st cousin] - Born to Lyons, William Henry Harrison and Manning, Mertie (Lyons)
1913/06/24 9 *** Hopper, Ella Mae (Beck) [1st cousin] - Born to Hopper, Thomas and Lyons, Addie (Hopper)
1913/10/-- 9 - World Series NL NEW YORK (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1914/--/-- 9 - A British expedition led by Ernest Shackleton is marooned in the Antarctic.
1914/--/-- 9 - A German fleet defeats the British at Coronel but is decimated at the Falklands.
1914/--/-- 9 - Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo, precipitating World War I.
1914/--/-- 9 - Austrian forces invade Serbia but are repulsed with heavy losses.
1914/--/-- 9 - Black composer W.C. Handy writes the St. Louis Blues.
1914/--/-- 9 - Charlie Chaplin develops his little tramp character in a series of slapstick films.
1914/--/-- 9 - France, Russia and Britain (the Allies) are at war with Germany and Austria-Hungary.
1914/--/-- 9 - George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmallion is performed for the first time.
1914/--/-- 9 - German forces invade Belgium and France but are halted at the Marne.
1914/--/-- 9 - German submarines begin to exact a heavy toll on Allied shipping.
1914/--/-- 9 - Japan joins the Allies and captures the German base of Tsingtao in China.
1914/--/-- 9 - Mack Sennett produces comedy films starring the Keystone Kops.
1914/--/-- 9 - Parisian couturier Coco Chanel begins designing clothes.
1914/--/-- 9 - President Wilson declares U.S. neutrality in World War I.
1914/--/-- 9 - Russian forces invade East Prussia but are defeated at the Battle of Tannenberg.
1914/--/-- 9 - The Panama Canal is completed, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
1914/--/-- 9 - Turkey declares war on the Allies; Britain annexes Turkish Cyprus.
1914/--/-- 9 - U.S. Marines land at Veracruz in Mexico; President Huerta resigns.
1914/--/-- 9 - World War I begins
1914/05/20 10 *** Lyons, Grady [1st cousin] - Born to Lyons, William Henry Harrison and Manning, Mertie (Lyons) Cooper Wayne County Kentucky
1914/08/30 10 *** Wright, Frank Dyer [Brother] - Born to Wright, William R. and Lyons, Mary Elizabeth (Wright) Clinton County Kentucky
1914/10/-- 10 - World Series NL BOSTON (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (0)
1915/--/-- 10 - A German submarine torpedoes the British liner Lusitania; 124 Americans are killed.
1915/--/-- 10 - Albert Einstein formulates his General Theory of Relativity.
1915/--/-- 10 - Anglo-French forces land at Gallipoli in an attempt to force Turkey out of the war.
1915/--/-- 10 - Austrian writer Franz Kafka publishes The Metamorphosis.
1915/--/-- 10 - D. W. Griffith's movie The Birth of a Nation is shown for the first time.
1915/--/-- 10 - Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa lead rebellions against Venustiano Carranza in Mexico.
1915/--/-- 10 - English author Somerset Maugham publishes Of Human Bondage.
1915/--/-- 10 - German Zeppelin airships begin bombing attacks on Britain.
1915/--/-- 10 - Italy joins the Allies and invades Austrian territory.
1915/--/-- 10 - President Wilson recognizes the Mexican government of Venustiano Carranza.
1915/--/-- 10 - Serbia is overrun by the combined forces of Austria, Germany and Bulgaria.
1915/--/-- 10 - The Anzacs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) fight at Gallipoli.
1915/--/-- 10 - The Dada art and literary movement is formed.
1915/--/-- 10 - The Germans use poison gas for the first time at Ypres on the Western Front.
1915/--/-- 10 - U.S. Marines land in Haiti, beginning a 20-year period of military occupation.
1915/--/-- 10 - War poet Rupert Brooke's 1914 and Other Poems is published in the year he dies.
1915/10/-- 11 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (1) AL BOSTON (4)
1916/--/-- 11 - Albert Einstein proposes General Theory of Relativity
1916/--/-- 11 - Allied forces withdraw from Gallipoli after strong Turkish opposition.
1916/--/-- 11 - American poet Carl Sandburg publishes his first book Chicago Poems.
1916/--/-- 11 - British forces assault the German line at the Somme; tanks are used for the first time.
1916/--/-- 11 - German assaults at Verdun are repulsed by the French with great loss of life.
1916/--/-- 11 - James Joyce publishes A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
1916/--/-- 11 - Jeannette Rankin becomes the first female member of U.S. House of Representatives.
1916/--/-- 11 - Lloyd George becomes prime minister of Britain's wartime coalition government.
1916/--/-- 11 - Margaret Sanger is arrested for opening a birth-control clinic in Brooklyn.
1916/--/-- 11 - North Sea storms flood lowlands in the Netherlands, 10,000 lives are lost.
1916/--/-- 11 - T. Tzara DADA
1916/--/-- 11 - The British and German fleets clash at the Battle of Jutland.
1916/--/-- 11 - The Easter Rising in Dublin is suppressed within a week by the British.
1916/--/-- 11 - The Russian Brusilov Offensive meets with success on the Eastern Front.
1916/--/-- 11 - The Trans-Siberian railway is completed -- the longest continuous rail line in the world.
1916/--/-- 11 - U.S. Marines land in Santo Domingo to quell unrest; the occupation lasts until 1924.
1916/--/-- 11 - U.S. troops under Pershing invade Mexico in retaliation for raids by Pancho Villa.
1916/02/04 11 *** Hopper, Ruby (Strickland, Hite) [1st cousin] - Born to Hopper, Thomas and Lyons, Addie (Hopper)
1916/10/-- 12 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (1) AL BOSTON (4)
1917/--/-- 12 *** Lyons, Robert [1st cousin] - Born to Lyons, William Henry Harrison and Manning, Mertie (Lyons)
1917/--/-- 12 - Adoption of the convoy system reduces Allied losses to German submarines.
1917/--/-- 12 - Anglo-American poet T.S. Eliot publishes The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
1917/--/-- 12 - Art critic and writer Guillaume Apollinaire coins the term surrealism.
1917/--/-- 12 - Astrophysicist Karl Schwarzschild develops the black hole theory.
1917/--/-- 12 - Blacks migrate north and west
1917/--/-- 12 - British forces attack the Germans in the Third Battle of Ypres.
1917/--/-- 12 - British forces under Allenby capture Jerusalem and Bagdhad from the Turks.
1917/--/-- 12 - Dutch artists Theo Van Doesburg and Piet Mondrian found the magazine de Stijl.
1917/--/-- 12 - English composer Gustav Holst completes The Planets.
1917/--/-- 12 - English humorist P.G. Wodehouse creates Bertie Wooster and his butler Jeeves.
1917/--/-- 12 - Germany announces the resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare.
1917/--/-- 12 - Italian forces are defeated by Austria at the Battle of Caporetto.
1917/--/-- 12 - Russian revolutions: communist U.S.S.R. formed
1917/--/-- 12 - Selective Service Act creates draft
1917/--/-- 12 - Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung publishes The Psychology of the Unconscious.
1917/--/-- 12 - T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) leads the Arab revolt against the Turks.
1917/--/-- 12 - The Balfour Declaration endorses a Jewish national homeland in Palestine.
1917/--/-- 12 - The Germans and the Bolshevik leaders sign an armistice at Brest-Litovsk.
1917/--/-- 12 - The Germans help Lenin return to Russia from exile in Switzerland.
1917/--/-- 12 - The Jones Act gives all Puerto Ricans the right to U.S. citizenship.
1917/--/-- 12 - The Russian Revolution begins; Emperor Nicholas II abdicates.
1917/--/-- 12 - The U.S. purchases the Virgin Islands from Denmark.
1917/--/-- 12 - The United States declares war on Germany.
1917/--/-- 12 - The Zimmermann note proposing a secret Mexican alliance with Germany is revealed.
1917/--/-- 12 - The disastrous Nivelle Offensive leads to mutinies in the French Army.
1917/--/-- 12 - The earliest jazz recordings are made in New York City.
1917/--/-- 12 - The first Pulitzer Prizes are awarded for journalism, letters and music.
1917/--/-- 12 - The provisional Kerensky government is deposed; Bolsheviks seize power in Russia.
1917/07/30 13 *** Lyons, Mary Lou (Vitatoe) [1st cousin] - Born to Lyons, Johnnie
1917/10/-- 13 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL CHICAGO (4)
1917/11/22 13 *** Hopper, John W. [1st cousin] - Born to Hopper, Thomas and Lyons, Addie (Hopper)
1918/--/-- 13 - Advances by French, British and American armies force a general German retreat.
1918/--/-- 13 - American astronomer Harlow Shapley discovers the dimensions of the Milky Way.
1918/--/-- 13 - American author Booth Tarkington writes The Magnificent Ambersons.
1918/--/-- 13 - American forcesunder Pershing help to stem the German offensive.
1918/--/-- 13 - An airmail service begins among New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
1918/--/-- 13 - An influenza pandemic begins (it kills 21-22 million in 2 years).
1918/--/-- 13 - Austria, Poland and Czechoslovakia become republics in the aftermath of World War I.
1918/--/-- 13 - Bloomsbury Group member Lytton Strachey publishes Eminent Victorians.
1918/--/-- 13 - Bolshevik leader Leon Trotsky organizes the Red Army.
1918/--/-- 13 - Civil war breaks out between the Red and White Russian armies.
1918/--/-- 13 - French composer Erik Satie writes Socrate.
1918/--/-- 13 - German air ace Manfred von Richthofen (the Red Baron) is shot down and killed.
1918/--/-- 13 - Nicholas II, the last emperor of Russia, and his family are executed by the Bolsheviks.
1918/--/-- 13 - Revolution breaks out in Germany; Emperor William II flees to the Netherlands.
1918/--/-- 13 - Shapley determines sun is part of Milky Way galaxy
1918/--/-- 13 - The Germans renew their assault on the Western Front in the Ludendorff Offensive.
1918/--/-- 13 - The Weimar Republic negotiates an armistice for Germany, ending World War I.
1918/--/-- 13 - The world's largest telescope is installed at Mount Wilson Observatory.
1918/--/-- 13 - Women over 30 win the vote in Britain.
1918/02/03 13 *** Bristow, Roy Prentice & Hopper, Lillie (Bristow, Davis) [1st cousin] - Married Married in Byrdstown, TN
1918/10/-- 14 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL BOSTON (4)
1918/11/09 14 *** Wright, Roxie (Bertram) [Sister] - Born to Wright, William R. and Lyons, Mary Elizabeth (Wright)
1919/--/-- 14 - Boxer Jack Dempsey knocks out Jess Willard to become heavyweight champion.
1919/--/-- 14 - British troops massacre demonstrators at Amritsar in India.
1919/--/-- 14 - English aviators Alcock and Brown make the first nonstop transatlantic flight.
1919/--/-- 14 - French tennis star Suzanne Lenglen wins the Wimbledon tournament for the first time.
1919/--/-- 14 - George Gershwin composes his first hit song Swanee.
1919/--/-- 14 - German communist Rosa Luxemburg is murdered after the Sparticus uprising.
1919/--/-- 14 - Italian leader Benito Mussolini organizes his Fascist movement.
1919/--/-- 14 - Jan Smuts succeeds Louis Botha as prime minister of South Africa.
1919/--/-- 14 - Lady Astor becomes the first woman member of the British House of Commons.
1919/--/-- 14 - League of Nations
1919/--/-- 14 - Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata is killed.
1919/--/-- 14 - Russian-American anarchist Emma Goldman is deported to the Soviet Union.
1919/--/-- 14 - The Bauhaus school of design is founded in Germany by Walter Gropius.
1919/--/-- 14 - The Chicago White Sox conspire to fix the baseball World Series.
1919/--/-- 14 - The German fleet is scuttled at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands.
1919/--/-- 14 - The League of Nations is formed with Geneva in Switzerland as its headquarters.
1919/--/-- 14 - The Paris Peace Conference opens at Versailles.
1919/--/-- 14 - The Polish-Soviet War begins over territorial disputes.
1919/--/-- 14 - The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) is formed.
1919/--/-- 14 - Versailles Peace Treaty
1919/--/-- 14 - World War I ends
1919/10/-- 15 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (5) AL CHICAGO (3)
1920/--/-- 15 - 18th Amendment prohibits alcohol
1920/--/-- 15 - 19th Amendment gives women right to vote
1920/--/-- 15 - A Home Rule Bill establishes parliaments for northern and southern Ireland.
1920/--/-- 15 - Admiral Miklos Horthy is appointed regent of Hungary.
1920/--/-- 15 - Adolf Hitler forms the National Socialist German Workers' (Nazi) party.
1920/--/-- 15 - American novelist Sinclair Lewis publishes Main Street.
1920/--/-- 15 - American tennis star Bill Tilden wins the Wimbledon tournament for the first time.
1920/--/-- 15 - Arturo Alessandri becomes president of Chile.
1920/--/-- 15 - British East Africa becomes a crown colony as Kenya.
1920/--/-- 15 - Chaim Weizmann is named president of the World Zionist Organization.
1920/--/-- 15 - Dutch artist Piet Mondrian paints the Composition with Red, Yellow and Blue.
1920/--/-- 15 - French Art Deco glassmaker Rene Lalique opens a glass factory.
1920/--/-- 15 - German East Africa is transferred to British control as Tanganyika (now Tanzania).
1920/--/-- 15 - Mahatma Gandhi begins a noncooperation campaign against British rule in India.
1920/--/-- 15 - Mexican president Venustiano Carranza is deposed and killed by Alvaro Obregon.
1920/--/-- 15 - Mystery writer Agatha Christie publishes her first Hercule Poirot story.
1920/--/-- 15 - Russian artist Aleksandr Rodchenko designs the first mobile.
1920/--/-- 15 - The 18th Amendment institutes the prohibition of alcohol throughout the U.S.
1920/--/-- 15 - The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives women the right to vote.
1920/--/-- 15 - The Russian Civil War ends with victory for the Bolsheviks.
1920/--/-- 15 - The U.S. Senate votes against joining the League of Nations.
1920/03/10 16 *** Bristow, Jesse Willard [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Roy Prentice and Hopper, Lillie (Bristow, Davis) Wayne County Kentucky
1920/10/-- 16 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (2) AL CLEVELAND (5)
1921/--/-- 16 *** Lyons, John [1st cousin] - Born to Lyons, Johnnie Albany, Kentucky
1921/--/-- 16 - Alexander rules the new Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
1921/--/-- 16 - American anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are found guilty of murder.
1921/--/-- 16 - Berber tribes under Abd el-Krim attack garrisons in Spanish Morocco.
1921/--/-- 16 - French cubist artist Fernand Leger paints Three Women.
1921/--/-- 16 - German surrealist artist Max Ernst paints L'Elephant celebes.
1921/--/-- 16 - Harding is inaugurated as the 29th U.S. president; Coolidge becomes vice-president.
1921/--/-- 16 - Japanese premier Hara Takashi is assassinated.
1921/--/-- 16 - Latin lover Rudolph Valentino stars in the silent film The Sheik.
1921/--/-- 16 - Luigi Pirandello's play Six Characters in Search of an Author is produced.
1921/--/-- 16 - Mexican artist Diego Rivera begins painting murals depicting contemporary Mexican life.
1921/--/-- 16 - The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is created by Royal Charter.
1921/--/-- 16 - The Irish Free State becomes a self-governing dominion of Britain.
1921/--/-- 16 - The Reparations Commission fixes Germany's liability at 132 billion gold marks.
1921/--/-- 16 - W. L. MacKenzie King is elected prime minister of Canada for the first time.
1921/--/-- 16 - Warren G. Harding (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1921/10/-- 17 - World Series NL NEW YORK (5) AL NEW YORK (3)
1922/--/-- 17 - Anglo-American poet T.S. Eliot writes The Waste Land.
1922/--/-- 17 - Constantine I abdicates as king of Greece; is succeeded by George II.
1922/--/-- 17 - DeWitt Wallace launches Reader's Digest magazine.
1922/--/-- 17 - Egypt achieves independence from Britain and becomes a monarchy under Fuad I.
1922/--/-- 17 - Emily Post publishes Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home.
1922/--/-- 17 - English Egyptologist Howard Carter excavates Tutankhamen's tomb.
1922/--/-- 17 - English composer William Walton composes Facade.
1922/--/-- 17 - Explorer Roy Chapman Andrews discovers the first fossil dinosaur eggs in the Gobi desert.
1922/--/-- 17 - Irish poet and novelist James Joyce publishes Ulysses.
1922/--/-- 17 - Irish revolutionary statesman Michael Collins is assassinated.
1922/--/-- 17 - Kemal Ataturk's attempts to restore Turkish territory leads to the Chanak Crisis.
1922/--/-- 17 - Mahatma Gandhi is imprisoned for civil disobedience in India.
1922/--/-- 17 - Robert Flaherty produces the first major film documentary Nanook of the North.
1922/--/-- 17 - The Fascists march on Rome; King Victor Emmanuel III names Mussolini prime minister.
1922/--/-- 17 - William T. Cosgrave becomes the first prime minister of the Irish Free State.
1922/03/17 18 *** Lyons, Johnnie [Uncle] - Died Flu and pneumonia Upchurch, Clinton County Kentucky Gap Creek Cemetery
1922/07/31 18 *** Wood, Mary Jane (Lyons) [Grandmother] - Died
1922/10/-- 18 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL NEW YORK (0)
1923/--/-- 18 - "King" Oliver's Creole Jazz Band is the first black band to be recorded.
1923/--/-- 18 - Adolf Hitler's coup d'etat in Munich fails; he is captured and imprisoned.
1923/--/-- 18 - Aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt opens a factory in Germany.
1923/--/-- 18 - American poet E. E. Cummings writes the novel The Enormous Room.
1923/--/-- 18 - Briton Hadden and Henry R. Luce found the weekly newsmagazine Time.
1923/--/-- 18 - Calvin Coolidge (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1923/--/-- 18 - Child violinist Yehudi Menuhin makes his public debut at age 7.
1923/--/-- 18 - Filmmaker Cecil B. De Mille directs the biblical epic The Ten Commandments.
1923/--/-- 18 - French and Belgian troops occupy the Ruhr to enforce German war reparations.
1923/--/-- 18 - General Miguel Primo de Rivera rules as dictator of Spain.
1923/--/-- 18 - Irish poet William Butler Yeats wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1923/--/-- 18 - Italy becomes first fascist state
1923/--/-- 18 - Jewish philosopher Martin Buber publishes Ich und Du (I and Thou).
1923/--/-- 18 - Physicist Hermann Oberth publishes The Rocket into Planetary Space.
1923/--/-- 18 - Spanish engineer Juan de la Cierva invents the autogiro.
1923/--/-- 18 - Stanley Baldwin becomes Conservative prime minister of Britain for the first time.
1923/--/-- 18 - The Treaty of Lausanne establishes the boundaries of modern Turkey.
1923/--/-- 18 - Tokyo and Yokohama are destroyed by an earthquake; 100,000 are killed.
1923/--/-- 18 - Turkey is declared a republic; Ataturk Kemal becomes the first president.
1923/--/-- 18 - Vladimir Zworykin patents the iconoscope, the first television transmission tube.
1923/--/-- 18 - Warren G. Harding dies; Calvin Coolidge is inaugurated as the 30th U.S. president.
1923/01/10 18 *** Lyons, William E. [1st cousin] - Born to Lyons, William Henry Harrison and Manning, Mertie (Lyons)
1923/10/-- 19 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1924/--/-- 19 - Adolf Hitler publishes his Nazi political tract Mein Kampf (My Battle).
1924/--/-- 19 - Arab leader Ibn Saud drives the Hashimites from Mecca.
1924/--/-- 19 - English novelist E.M. Forster publishes A Passage To India.
1924/--/-- 19 - French physicist Louis de Broglie proposes the wavelength nature of particles.
1924/--/-- 19 - German novelist Thomas Mann publishes The Magic Mountain.
1924/--/-- 19 - J. Edgar Hoover is appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation (renamed the FBI).
1924/--/-- 19 - Ramsay MacDonald forms the first Labour government in Britain.
1924/--/-- 19 - Schrodinger proposes wave mechanics
1924/--/-- 19 - Soviet leader Lenin dies; new leader Joseph Stalin begins a purge of his opponents.
1924/--/-- 19 - The Boston Bruins become the first professional ice hockey team.
1924/--/-- 19 - The military declare a republic in Greece; King George II is exiled.
1924/--/-- 19 - U.S. Congress investigates suspicious dealings in the Teapot Dome scandal.
1924/10/-- 20 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL WASHINGTON (4)
1924/12/29 20 *** Lyons, Thomas Jr. [Great Uncle] - Died Lyons farm, Mt.Pisgah Wayne co. KY
1925/--/-- 20 - Ahmed Zogu proclaims Albania a monarchy and rules as King Zog.
1925/--/-- 20 - American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes The Great Gatsby.
1925/--/-- 20 - American writer John Dos Passos publishes Manhattan Transfer.
1925/--/-- 20 - Astronomer Edwin Hubble composes a classification scheme for galaxies.
1925/--/-- 20 - Automaker Walter P. Chrysler founds the Chrysler Corporation.
1925/--/-- 20 - Black American dancer Josephine Baker stars in La Revue negre in Paris.
1925/--/-- 20 - Clarence Birdseye begins marketing his quick-frozen food packages.
1925/--/-- 20 - Friedrich Ebert dies; Paul von Hindenburg becomes president of the German republic.
1925/--/-- 20 - John T. Scopes is tried in Tennessee for teaching the theory of evolution.
1925/--/-- 20 - Reza Shah Pahlavi rules as shah of Iran.
1925/--/-- 20 - Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein directs The Battleship Potemkin.
1925/--/-- 20 - Swiss-born artist Paul Klee paints Fish Magic.
1925/--/-- 20 - The Locarno Pact finalizes the treaties between the World War I protagonists.
1925/--/-- 20 - The New Yorker magazine is founded in New York City.
1925/--/-- 20 - The all-black revue Runnin' Wild introduces the Charleston dance craze.
1925/10/-- 21 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL WASHINGTON (3)
1925/10/20 21 *** Lyons, Kenneth Lee [1st cousin] - Born to Lyons, William Henry Harrison and Manning, Mertie (Lyons)
1925/12/09 21 *** Lyons, Kenneth Lee [1st cousin] - Died Lyons cem. Cooper Wayne co. KY
1926/--/-- 21 - American artist Georgia O'Keeffe paints her flower portrait Black Iris.
1926/--/-- 21 - American golfer Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Open and the British Open tournaments.
1926/--/-- 21 - American physicist Robert Goddard launches the first liquid-propellant rocket.
1926/--/-- 21 - Antonio Oscar de Fragoso Carmona becomes president after a military coup in Portugal.
1926/--/-- 21 - Chiang Kai-shek organizes the Northern Expedition to unite China.
1926/--/-- 21 - Eamon De Valera organizes the Fianna Fail party in the Republic of Ireland.
1926/--/-- 21 - English author A.A. Milne writes the children's book Winnie-the-Pooh.
1926/--/-- 21 - French troops in Morocco subdue a tribal rebellion led by Abd el-Krim.
1926/--/-- 21 - Germany is admitted to the League of Nations.
1926/--/-- 21 - Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan.
1926/--/-- 21 - Nobile, Amundsen and Ellsworth pilot the airship Norge over the North Pole.
1926/--/-- 21 - Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett make the first airplane flight over the North Pole.
1926/--/-- 21 - Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich premiers his First Symphony.
1926/--/-- 21 - The General Strike breaks out in Britain involving 3 million workers.
1926/--/-- 21 - The Harlem Globetrotters basketball team is organized in Chicago.
1926/--/-- 21 - U.S. Marines land in Nicaragua to suppress a revolution (they depart in 1933).
1926/01/03 21 *** Lyons, Minnie Stella (Upchurch) [1st cousin] & Upchurch, Hiram Welby - Married
1926/10/-- 22 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1927/--/-- 22 - American dancer Isadora Duncan is killed in a tragic car accident.
1927/--/-- 22 - American writer Thornton Wilder publishes The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
1927/--/-- 22 - Baseball player Babe Ruth scores a record 60 home runs for the New York Yankees.
1927/--/-- 22 - Blackface singer Al Jolson appears in the first sound motion picture The Jazz Singer.
1927/--/-- 22 - Charles Lindbergh flies solo nonstop from New York to Paris in 33.5 hours.
1927/--/-- 22 - Civil war in China
1927/--/-- 22 - Comedy team Laurel and Hardy appear in their first film Putting Pants on Philip.
1927/--/-- 22 - Dancer Martha Graham opens her first dance studio in New York City.
1927/--/-- 22 - Duke Ellington's jazz band stars at Harlem's Cotton Club in New York City.
1927/--/-- 22 - English novelist Virginia Woolf writes To The Lighthouse.
1927/--/-- 22 - Finnish architect Alvar Aalto designs the Turun Sanomat newspaper building.
1927/--/-- 22 - Georges Lemaitre proposes an expanding model for the creation of the universe.
1927/--/-- 22 - German filmmaker Fritz Lang directs the futuristic film Metropolis.
1927/--/-- 22 - German-Swiss author Hermann Hesse publishes Steppenwolf.
1927/--/-- 22 - Helen Newington Wills wins the Wimbledon tennis championship.
1927/--/-- 22 - Lindbergh crosses Atlantic non-stop
1927/--/-- 22 - The Iron Guard fascist organization is founded in Romania.
1927/07/01 23 *** Upchurch, Ila Sue [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Upchurch, Hiram Welby and Lyons, Minnie Stella (Upchurch)
1927/10/-- 23 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1928/--/-- 23 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.
1928/--/-- 23 - American anthropologist Margaret Mead publishes Coming of Age in Samoa.
1928/--/-- 23 - American comedy team Amos 'n' Andy produce their first radio show.
1928/--/-- 23 - American composer Virgil Thomson writes the opera Four Saints in Three Acts.
1928/--/-- 23 - Arturo Toscanini is made conductor of the New York Philharmonic.
1928/--/-- 23 - Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play The Front Page is produced.
1928/--/-- 23 - Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill collaborate on the play The Threepenny Opera.
1928/--/-- 23 - British bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin.
1928/--/-- 23 - Chiang Kai-shek captures Peking; the Kuomintang government is established.
1928/--/-- 23 - English novelist Evelyn Waugh publishes Decline and Fall.
1928/--/-- 23 - English physicist Paul Dirac formulates a mathematical description of elementary particles.
1928/--/-- 23 - French composer Maurice Ravel composes the ballet Bolero.
1928/--/-- 23 - Heisenberg's uncertainty principle
1928/--/-- 23 - Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali collaborate on the surrealist film Un Chien andalou.
1928/--/-- 23 - Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca publishes Gypsy Ballads.
1928/--/-- 23 - The Chaco War breaks out between Bolivia and Paraguay over territorial disputes.
1928/--/-- 23 - The Kellog-Briand Pact outlawing war is signed by 15 nations.
1928/--/-- 23 - The first Five-Year Plan for economic reform begins in the Soviet Union.
1928/--/-- 23 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie, the first sound cartoon.
1928/05/25 24 *** Bristow, Larry Elton [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Roy Prentice and Hopper, Lillie (Bristow, Davis)
1928/07/19 24 *** Lyons, Mary Elizabeth (Wright) [Mother] - Died Shot and killed by her husband, William R. Wright Wayne County Kentucky Elk Spring Cem. Monticello KY
1928/07/19 24 *** Wright, Exie (Anderson) [Sister] - Wounded when shot twice by her father, William R. Wright
1928/07/19 24 *** Wright, Jesse Leo [Brother] - Died Shot and killed by his father, William R. Wright Wayne County Kentucky Elk Spring Cem. Monticello KY
1928/07/19 24 *** Wright, John Porter - Died Shot and killed by his father, William R. Wright Wayne County Kentucky Elk Spring Cem. Monticello KY
1928/07/19 24 *** Wright, William R. [Father] - Killed his wife and two sons and wounded his daughter.
1928/10/-- 24 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (0) AL NEW YORK (4)

In 1904 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Bicycle
          Train
          Steamboat
          Balloon
By 1928 Transportation was by:
          Car & Bus
          Propeller airplane
in addition.

In 1904 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
          Post Office
          Telegraph
          Telephone

In 1904 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood
By 1928 Food Preparation was by:
          Gas
in addition.

In 1904 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1904 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1904 War Making was by:
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
          Machine guns
          Submarine
          Iron Clad ships
          Mines
By 1928 War Making was by:
          tank
          TNT
          Chemical agents
          Aeroplane
in addition.
By 1928 War Making by:
          Calvary
had been discontinued.

In 1904 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass
By 1928 Navigation was by:
          Radio Signals
in addition.

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 10-13-2019 12:19:39


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Family and Social Relations

of Wright, John Porter 1904/03/04

Index

Last revised 10/13/19.